'Sausage Gap' loophole saves sausage makers millions in fines

Sausage Makers Slip Through ‘Sausage Gap’, Skirting Millions in Antitrust Fines

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Some of Germany’s top sausage makers who had been linked to price-fixing in an investigation by the Federal Cartel Office back in 2014, and were facing a collective fine of 338 million euros ($380 million), are giving thanks to a loophole now known as the ‘sausage gap’ that has allowed a number of these manufactures to skirt the fines …

Sources: Spiegel

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Stephen Fuchs
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