Akzo Chemie V Commission [1991]

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Not all price competition was legitimate under the Treaty of Rome 1957 Art.86; the only permitted means of eliminating competition in a market was through merit. AKZO applied to the European Court to have a Commission decision that it had infringed Art.86. AKZO, manufacturers of chemical products used for bleaching flour, pursued a policy of ridding the market of competitors by low pricing.

One of the competitors, Engineering and Chemical Supplies (Epsom and Gloucester) Ltd, was also subject to…


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