Second Round Of Fines In German Beer Price-Fixing Reach $319 Million

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

On Wednesday, Germany’s antitrust authority announced their latest set of fines against German beer companies that were found to have conspired on fixing prices for consumers, this time totaling¬†231.2 million euros ($319 million). The new set of fines are the largest to date in this price-fixing case as in January, …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Decision Reached In German Beer Price-Fixing Case, Leaving 5 Breweries With Millions In Fines

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The Federal Cartel Office in Germany has completed their investigation into the possible price-fixing done by at least five breweries in the country, and found the companies guilty of working together to raise prices between 2006 and 2008. Bitburger, Krombacher, Warsteiner,¬†Veltins, and Barre, as well as seven people associated with …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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