A Spanish Court considers a distribution contract to be a “genuine” agency agreement and therefore not caught by Art. 81.1 EC (Rutamur / Repsol)

Compañía arrendataria del monopolio del petróleo, S.A. (hereinafter, “Campsa”) and Rutamur, S.A.(“Rutamur”) concluded in December 1988 an agency agreement concerning the distribution of oil products. The latter operated from premises hired to it by Campsa. The commission was set by reference to the prices recommended by Campsa (Rutamur was free to set a lower price, though it involved perceiving a lower remuneration). In September 2001, Rutamur lodged a complaint against Repsol Comercial de Productos

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Pablo Ibáñez Colomo, A Spanish Court considers a distribution contract to be a “genuine” agency agreement and therefore not caught by Art. 81.1 EC (Rutamur / Repsol), 5 July 2005, e-Competitions July 2005, Art. N° 326

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