The Croatian Competition Authority identifies restrictive provisions of the selective distribution agreements for motor vehicles and repair services that cannot be exempted under the relevant block exemption regulation (Hyundai auto Zagreb)

On 8 April 2010 the Croatian Competition Authority (AZTN) [1] identified a number of anticompetitive provisions in the selective distribution agreements concluded by exclusive supplier of Hyundai automobiles in Croatia - Hyundai auto Zagreb d.o.o. (HAZ) - that could not be exempted under the BER in the motor vehicle sector [2], national equivalent of the EC Commission Regulation (EC) n° 1400/2002 [3]. The AZTN's investigation was prompted by complaint of Monte d.o.o. (Monte), which besides distributing Hyundai automobiles, was also acting as a distributor for Renault. HAZ's distribution network consisted of 17 distributors and 20 repairers. Under the standard distribution agreement, the opening of a new outlet by a distributor had to receive prior

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Alexandr Svetlicinii, The Croatian Competition Authority identifies restrictive provisions of the selective distribution agreements for motor vehicles and repair services that cannot be exempted under the relevant block exemption regulation (Hyundai auto Zagreb), 8 April 2010, e-Competitions April 2010, Art. N° 31737

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