ALERT: ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICE - VERTICAL AGREEMENT - RESTRICTION OF COMPETITION BY OBJECT - PRELIMINARY RULING

Preliminary ruling: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that a contract clause allowing the lessee to prevent the lessor from leasing commercial spaces to other lessees is not a restriction of competition by object (Maxima Latvija)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CJEU, 26 November 2015, judgment C-345/14 (Maxima Latvija) On 26 November 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered a judgment in Case C-345/14 (SIA "Maxima Latvija" v. Konkurences padome). following the reference for a preliminary ruling by the Latvian Supreme Court concerning the opposition restriction of competition by object / restriction of competition by effect. At the centre of the dispute is a Latvian supermarket chain, which has included in the commercial lease contracts concluded with the owners of the shopping centres in which the chain's supermarkets are located a clause granting the lessee the right to object to the lessor's

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Alain Ronzano, Preliminary ruling: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that a contract clause allowing the lessee to prevent the lessor from leasing commercial spaces to other lessees is not a restriction of competition by object (Maxima Latvija), 26 November 2015, Concurrences N° 1-2016, Art. N° 78118, www.concurrences.com

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