The EU Court of Justice clarifies when an undertaking can be held liable for the anticompetitive behaviour of an independent service provider (VM Remonts)

In VM Remonts, the Court of Justice furst reiterated the established case-law on the liability of an undertaking for the conduct of an independent service provider: an undertaking may be held liable if the service provider acts under the direction or control of the undertaking concerned, and is therefore considered part of the same economic unit of that undertaking. This is, for example, the case when the service provider

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  • Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

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Richard Burton, The EU Court of Justice clarifies when an undertaking can be held liable for the anticompetitive behaviour of an independent service provider (VM Remonts), 21 July 2016, e-Competitions Bulletin July 2016, Art. N° 81140

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