The undertakings concerned restricted competition by
creating and operating a rebate system to the detriment of the online
retailers of CIBA contact lenses and care products.
The GVH obliged the Hungarian Branch of Alcon
Services AG to pay a fine of HUF 51,356,000 (EUR 165,670), and Alcon Hungária
Gyógyszerkereskedelmi Kft. (Alcon Hungária) to pay a fine of HUF 52,343,000
(EUR 168,850) for the infringement. By setting a 60 day time limit the GVH
prohibited the continued operation of the rebate system containing unlawful