Seized in 2015 by Cdiscount and EMC Distribution, the French competition authority presented, on July 30, the commitments proposed by Lego SAS [Lego”] to respond to the competition concerns identified for public consultation. The consultation ran until September 15, 2020. Review of (…) It is always important to take into account all other agreements and arrangements within a network (in particular where one or more territorial and/or customer restrictions) are imposed, where the application of the VRBE to a supply structure is subject to competition law in relation to abuse of a dominant position, for example. B commercial refusals, crowding-out prices, price discrimination, coupling/bundling, exclusive distribution, rebates, etc. The Competition Council has developed the “Guide to Vertical Agreements” for public debates to help companies which, on a case-by-case basis, must assess the compatibility of the vertical agreements they wish to (…) On 16 October 2019, for the first time in 18 years, the European Commission (“Commission”) imposed interim measures on Broadcom – a major supplier of integrated circuits for communication equipment – to prevent certain (…) Facts and procedures. Several commercial agreements concluded between 2002 and 2011 combined fashion jewelry manufacturers and a retailer (Auchan). Convinced that those agreements involved false commercial cooperation services, the producers sued the distributor by documents of 27 December 2011 and (…) However, a unilateral refusal to enter into a transaction may raise competition concerns if the undertaking has such a large market share that its refusal to enter into a transaction will affect competition by breaking its competitors` access to inputs or customers who need them for competition. Businesses may attempt to restrict a distributor of the company`s goods or services to a particular sales area or type of customer. These agreements between companies and their distributors are generally not contrary to U.S. antitrust law as long as they do not involve discussions or agreements between competitors or between distributors. These agreements can be viewed more restrictively under EU and other country competition law.
Schwarzkopf (`Schwarzkopf` or `the supplier` which markets hairdressing products) concludes with Pascal Coste and its subsidiary New Line (`Pascal Coste` or `distributor`), at the head of a network of franchises and (…) Ipsen Company Comply With the warning of FAS Russia* Pharmaceutical Company has made the necessary changes to the commercial policy and signed a contract with a distributor for the delivery of its products FAS Russia has received a notification from Ipsen LLC that the company has ceased to act (…) It is now known, more or less, that the law of 20 November 2012 on foreign economic regulations, known as the “Lurel” law, prohibits, from 22 March 2013, exclusive imports that are not justified in overseas municipalities (v. . . .