The German Federal Court of Justice confirms that a general prohibition for retailers to use price comparison engines is illegal (Asics)

ASICS dealers allowed to use price comparison engines - Federal Court of Justice confirms Bundeskartellamt's decision* In its decision of 12 December, 2017, published on 19 January, 2018, the Federal Court of Justice decided that ASICS may not forbid its dealers from using price comparison engines (Link to the decision, in German). According to the decision, per se prohibitions which are not tied to quality requirements are illegal. The Court

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German Competition Authority, The German Federal Court of Justice confirms that a general prohibition for retailers to use price comparison engines is illegal (Asics), 12 December 2017, e-Competitions December 2017, Art. N° 86041

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