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Romania carried out unannounced inspections at Samsung, Altex, Flanco Retail, and Dante Internațional

Christian Fernsby |
The Competition Council carried out unannounced inspections at the headquarters of the Samsung Electronics Romania SRL, Altex Romania SRL, Flanco Retail SA and Dante Internațional SA.

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Topics: ROMANIA   

The inspections were carried out within an investigation on possible agreements and / or concerted practices for fixing the selling prices within the commercial policy implemented by Samsung Electronics Romania SRL on the electronic and IT&C products market in Romania.

Thus, the investigation concerns the relationship between Samsung Electronics Romania SRL and its partners, including Altex Romania SRL, Flanco Retail SA and Dante International SA.

The investigation was launched based on the information received on the Competition Whistleblowing Platform. Samsung Electronics Romania SRL is the local subsidiary of the Samsung Group, a global manufacturer and distributor of electronic products and IT products.

Both Altex and Flanco sell online and through national store chains a wide range of electronics and IT&C, home appliances and multimedia products.

Dante manages the eMAG.ro online platform, selling a wide range of IT products, equipment and components, electronics, appliances, etc.

The unannounced inspections represent a preliminary step within the investigation procedures on a possible anti-competitive behaviour. Performing these inspections does not represent a prior decision of the Competition Council. The Competition Council carried out unannounced inspections at the headquarters of the Samsung Electronics Romania SRL, Altex Romania SRL, Flanco Retail SA and Dante Internațional SA.

The inspections were carried out within an investigation on possible agreements and / or concerted practices for fixing the selling prices within the commercial policy implemented by Samsung Electronics Romania SRL on the electronic and IT&C products market in Romania.

Thus, the investigation concerns the relationship between Samsung Electronics Romania SRL and its partners, including Altex Romania SRL, Flanco Retail SA and Dante International SA.

The investigation was launched based on the information received on the Competition Whistleblowing Platform. Samsung Electronics Romania SRL is the local subsidiary of the Samsung Group, a global manufacturer and distributor of electronic products and IT products.

Both Altex and Flanco sell online and through national store chains a wide range of electronics and IT&C, home appliances and multimedia products.

Dante manages the eMAG.ro online platform, selling a wide range of IT products, equipment and components, electronics, appliances, etc.

The unannounced inspections represent a preliminary step within the investigation procedures on a possible anti-competitive behaviour. Performing these inspections does not represent a prior decision of the Competition Council. The Competition Council carried out unannounced inspections at the headquarters of the Samsung Electronics Romania SRL, Altex Romania SRL, Flanco Retail SA and Dante Internațional SA.

The inspections were carried out within an investigation on possible agreements and / or concerted practices for fixing the selling prices within the commercial policy implemented by Samsung Electronics Romania SRL on the electronic and IT&C products market in Romania.

Thus, the investigation concerns the relationship between Samsung Electronics Romania SRL and its partners, including Altex Romania SRL, Flanco Retail SA and Dante International SA.

The investigation was launched based on the information received on the Competition Whistleblowing Platform. Samsung Electronics Romania SRL is the local subsidiary of the Samsung Group, a global manufacturer and distributor of electronic products and IT products.

Both Altex and Flanco sell online and through national store chains a wide range of electronics and IT&C, home appliances and multimedia products.

Dante manages the eMAG.ro online platform, selling a wide range of IT products, equipment and components, electronics, appliances, etc.

The unannounced inspections represent a preliminary step within the investigation procedures on a possible anti-competitive behaviour. Performing these inspections does not represent a prior decision of the Competition Council. The unannounced inspections are authorized by the Appeal Court of Bucharest and are justified by the necessity of obtaining all information and documents to clarify the possible anticompetitive behaviour.


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