Date: 3rd February 2022
Lefkothea Nteka, partner, head of our Antitrust & Competition practice, sums up the main changes proposed by the draft Block Exemption Regulation on vertical agreements and the accompanying Guidelines in the latest issue of Lawyer – The Business Magazine.
Lefkothea addresses three key points of departure from the current regime of the anticipated new rules, in particular the more lenient approach vis-à-vis dual pricing and use of non-equivalent selection criteria for offline and online distributors, the stricter treatment of dual distribution and the new wider lists of exempted restrictions for exclusive, selective and open (neither exclusive nor selective) distribution networks.
Lefkothea’s article (in Greek) can be viewed here.
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