Funeral services abuse of dominant position in Lyon, France

Conseil de la concurrence decision (52 pages in French, PDF) finding that a municipal funeral services enterprise in Lyon has abused a dominant position by linking too closely its commercial and administrative functions, and by not providing effective access for competing funeral directors to its facilities for temporary storage of bodies. The abuse was found in relation to conduct between 1997 and 2003. A fine of EUR 50,000 (about £40,000) was imposed.

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Filed under Conseil de la concurrence, France.

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