Law: Vertical Agreements Block Exemption Order 2022 (UK)

United Kingdom: key jurisdiction for compliance amid post-Brexit regulatory divergence

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The UK Competition and Markets Authority and courts are now beginning to diverge from EU case law following the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, including on rules applying to vertical agreements.

20 October 2023

Pub chains challenge Scottish law for overstepping UK government’s competition remit

An Edinburgh court has issued an interim order stalling new Scottish legislation governing pub landlord-tenant relationships so an appeal can be heard that claims the rules intersect with the UK competition act and therefore fall outside of the local parliament’s competency.

02 March 2023

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