In 2016, seven ready-mix concrete firms made commitments to eliminate serious risks for unfair competition. The most recent check revealed that, in general, the companies indeed comply with their commitments.
Network companies may produce, distribute, and supply heat, only under certain conditions. This is one of the recommendations that ACM has given to the Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy.
ACM sympathizes with the initiative of the Dutch Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (ANVR), which is the trade association of the travel industry, to develop so-called ‘corona vouchers.’
The European competition authorities have released a joint statement: companies are allowed to work together in order to combat the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
ACM in 2019 imposed 18 fines and 12 orders subject to periodic penalty payments, and launched 91 investigations. ACM’s interventions have saved Dutch society approximately 750 million euros.
ACM is closely monitoring economic developments, and is ready to answer any questions about collaborations between companies during the crisis. On ACM Consuwijzer’s website, consumers can find more information, for example about canceling trips.
Highest administrative-law court in the Netherlands has reversed ACM’s decision to open up the networks of KPN and VodafoneZiggo17-03-2020
The Dutch Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal (CBb) handed down its ruling in the appeal proceedings on granting other telecom operators access to the networks of telecom operator KPN and cable operator VodafoneZiggo. ACM’s decision about the right to access to both networks has thus been reversed.
ACM has compelled two Dutch websites with daily deals, Goedkoper.nl and Euroknaller.nl, to make adjustments to their operations.