Team DS had coordinated prices and exchanged information about its members prices and other competitive parameters on a market for retail sale of cameras and accessories hereto contrary to the prohibition of anticompetitive agreements in section 6 of the Danish Competition Act and TFEU Article 101. Consequently the DCC has ordered Team DS to stop the infringement and refrain from similar anti-competitive behavior in the future. The DCC has reported the association to the police.
Anti-competitive agreement/decision in an association of camera distributors
The Danish Competition Appeal Tribunal has upheld a decision taken by the Danish Competition Council (DCC) that a horizontal cooperation agreement/decision among more than 50 independent camera distributors, who are members of an association of camera distributors called Team DS, constituted an infringement of section 6 of the Danish Competition Act and Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU).