Law: Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (2010/330/EU)

EU extends motor vehicle block exemption

The European Commission has extended provisions exempting certain motor vehicle companies from antitrust rules for a further five years.

18 April 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

European Union: Restrictions of Online Sales

Featured in Digital Markets Guide - Second Edition

Through political initiatives like the Digital Single Market, the European Commission seeks to improve access to cross-border e-commerce for consumers and businesses throughout the European Union.

25 November 2022

European Union: Updated rules on vertical agreements

Featured in Europe, Middle East and Africa Antitrust Review 2023

The European Commission’s recent review of its Vertical Block Exemption Regulation, including Vertical Guidelines, led to the adoption of new rules and important amendments to the current rules by partly narrowing the safe harbour but also allowing for more flexibility.

24 June 2022

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