The Antitrust against Samsung: “Misleading promotions for new mobile phones”

L’Antitrust versus Samsung for barters mobile phones. The Competition and Market Authority has initiated an investigation procedure against the Italian division of the company, Opia Ltd and World Business srl. Assuming deceptive and aggressive conduct on promotions for new mobiles. Under the Authority’s lens it is over the possibility of selling the old mobile phone at advantageous prices in case of purchase of a new one. According to the Antitrust Authority, adequate and clear information would be lacking, so much so that the consumer would not be able to understand that it is an articulated sales process of the used product and that the one indicated represents only a rough estimate. Furthermore, the Antitrust Authority intends to evaluate the way in which the used product is resold. The consumer in fact it does not know the transfer price and is a third party, or the buyer, who decides the state of use and the price itself. Yesterday, the Authority’s officials carried out inspections at the offices of the companies concerned with the help of the Special Antitrust Unit of the Guardia di Finanza.

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