Federal Cartel Office


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Federal Cartel Office

An agency in Germany that enforces antitrust law. It ensures that companies compete fairly with one another and that illegal monopolies are not created. It was established in 1958 and is based in Bonn.
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Germany's Federal Cartel Office has already approved Air Berlin's takeover of TUIfly's city carrier business, but not the possible acquisition of a minority interest in Air Berlin by TUIfly, Air Berlin said.
In July 2008, the German Federal Cartel Office declared the intended marketing model of the DFL concerning TV rights in German Bundesliga as illegitimate.
GERMANY: Germany's Federal Cartel Office has fined nine cosmetics companies, including some of the biggest in the industry, approximately $15 million for sharing strategic information.
Rummenigge spoke out against the situation in Germany where the Federal Cartel Office has ruled the current television contract to broadcast live Bundesliga games is a monopoly and must be re-negotiated.
The closure of this transaction is subject to regulatory approval from the German Federal Cartel Office.
The acquisition is subject to review by the German Federal Cartel Office.
Selb, Germany 8/5/03--NETZSCH Group disclosed that its merger with Colfax Corporation announced earlier this year (see IBO 4/30/03) has been terminated because Colfax was "notable to observe the parameters of the acquisition financing," although the German Federal Cartel Office recently approved the merger.
The wet weather during the early part of the year did not help prices, while the investigation by the German Federal Cartel Office created an air of instability,' Mr Auer said.
The sale is subject to approval by the Supervisory Boards and the Federal Cartel Office.
Following a complaint filed by Germania, the Federal Cartel Office has reportedly demanded that Lufthansa offer more attractive takeoff and landing slots on the key Frankfurt-Berlin route.
This sale has been blocked by Germany's Federal Cartel Office, however, E.
It is permissible to sell below cost with justified reasons for a short time period, but for a clear judgment we are talking to the federal cartel office," said Wurfel.
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