206: Anti-competitive Behavior

Disclosure 206-1 Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices

Clariant supports fair and vigorous competition. In 2017, Clariant was subject to an ongoing competition law investigation by the European Commission into the ethylene purchasing market. The company is assisting the relevant authorities and cannot comment further on the details of an ongoing investigation. In 2017, there were no further reported legal actions for anti-competitive behavior or antitrust or monopolistic practices. Clariant would report significant legal actions in its Integrated Report.