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Brink’s, Brink’s Nederland BV v Autoriteit Consument en Markt and Geldservice Nederland BV (joining), Judgment in first instance, ROT 14/5562, ECLI:NL:RBROT:2015:5805, OCL 207 (NL 2015), 13th August 2015, Netherlands; Rotterdam; District Court

Whether an agreement by three national banks to unify the provision of money processing services amounted to a restriction of competition as regards Article 6(1) of the Competition Act (Mededingingswet) (‘Competition Act’) or Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (‘TFEU’).

Whether an agreement by three national banks to unify the provision of money processing services gave rise to a dominant position on the relevant market, which subsequently was abused, thereby infringing Article 24(1) of the Competition Act or Article 102 TFEU.

Whether an agreement by three national banks to unify the purchasing of money transport services into a single entity amounted to a prohibited coordinated restriction of competition as Article 6(1) of the Competition Act or Article 101 TFEU.

Whether an agreement by three national banks to unify the purchasing of money transport services into a single entity gave rise to a dominant position on the relevant market, which subsequently was abused, thereby infringing Article 24(1) of the Competition Act or Article 102 TFEU.

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