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CRAM and Rheinzink v Commission

[1984] ECr 1679

Case summary last updated at 24/01/2020 16:59 by the Oxbridge Notes in-house law team.

Judgement for the case CRAM and Rheinzink v Commission

 Two companies, French and German. Supplied zinc products to a belgian company. Under terms of contract Belgian company could only use products for export, not resell products in common market. What happened: Belgian company started selling products in Germany, undercutting prices of German company. At that moment, both suppliers, German and French stopped delivering supplies. Court: there was perfectly rational reason of parallel behaviour.

Held: If rational explanation for parallel behavior, then it's okay. 

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