Economics of supplier-distributor relationships

This set of three papers is derived from the training session on the supplier-distributor relationships organised by Concurrences Review that has held on 22th October 2010 in Paris. The first contribution written by Mr.Joseph Vogel and Mr. Louis Vogel, is dedicated to the consideration of the economic analysis of vertical restraints in distribution law and competition law. The second contribution, written by the chief economist at the Competition Authority concentrates on vertical restraints. Finally, the third contribution, written by Francesco Rosati and Stéphane Dewulf provides us with an economic point of view.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Supplier-distributor relations: Fixed prices, recommended prices, selective sales, exclusive territory, etc. Do competition law and distribution law take sufficient account of the economic analysis of vertical restraints? Joseph VOGEL Lawyer Louis VOGEL President of the University Paris II Panthéon-Assas Lawyer Thibaud VERGE Chief economist, Competition Authority Francesco ROSATI Economist Stéphane DEWULF Economist I. Introduction 1. Economic analysis plays an increasing role in the assessment of vertical restraints. In particular, economic analysis is very useful in highlighting both the positive and negative competitive effects of

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