The CNMC closes medical gases investigation due to insufficient evidence

In a decision of July 13, 2017, the National Commission for Markets and Competition (Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia or "CNMC") decided to close an investigation in relation to medical gases after concluding that there was insufficient evidence to prove the existence of practices contrary to Article 1 of Law 15/2007 for the Defense of Competition. Following dawn raids carried out at the premises of Linde, Air Liquide, Carburos Metálicos, Contse and Praxair in July 2015, the CNMC opened a formal investigation in January 2016 against a total of ten companies suspected...

CNMC closes IMS Health abuse of dominance investigation with commitments

In a decision of July 13, 2017 the National Commission for Markets and Competition (Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia or "CNMC") accepted commitments proposed by IMS Health, S.A. ("IMS") to close an abuse of dominance investigation in the market for the provision of sales information on pharmaceutical products (also known as "sales tracking data").

Sanción de más de 6 millones de euros a 13 empresas de hormigón en Asturias y a uno de sus directivos

El 27 de febrero de 2017, la CNMC sancionó a 13 empresas y a uno de sus directivos, con un total de 6,12 millones de euros, al considerar probada la existencia de un cártel para repartirse el mercado y fijar los precios del suministro de hormigón en Asturias de forma ininterrumpida durante al menos 15 años (Expediente S/0545/15 HORMIGONES DE ASTURIAS).