The Serbian Competition Authority declares illegal a distribution agreement granting a distributor a 2% rebate for compliance with the supplier’s resale price maintenance policy concerning certain branded food products (Grand Prom, Idea)

On 26 May 2011 the Serbian Competition Authority (KZK) [1] has declared illegal the distribution agreement between Grand Prom a.d. (supplier) and Idea d.o.o. (distributor) granting to the distributor a 2% rebate for compliance with resale price maintenance policy set by the supplier in relation to certain branded food products. The KZK‘s investigation was prompted by Idea’s notification of the specified agreement, which was submitted to the competition authority on 30 October 2009, two days before the new competition law (the 2009 Law) has entered into force [2]. Under the old law (the 2005 Law), an undertaking could avoid sanctions by notifying the KZK about the existence of an anticompetitive agreement before the competition

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Alexandr Svetlicinii, The Serbian Competition Authority declares illegal a distribution agreement granting a distributor a 2% rebate for compliance with the supplier’s resale price maintenance policy concerning certain branded food products (Grand Prom, Idea), 26 May 2011, e-Competitions Bulletin Vertical restrictions, Art. N° 37003

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