CASE COMMENT: ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES - ARTICLE 81 EC - EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT FOR MOTOR-VEHICLE FUELS - EXEMPTION

Motor-vehicle fuels exclusive distribution : The ECJ interprets the conditions under which the exemption regimes under Reg. 1984/83 and 2790/1999 apply (Pedro IV Servicios / Total España)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. ECJ, 2.4.09, Pedro IV Servicios SL v. Total España SA, case C-260/07 Reference for a preliminary ruling by the Audiencia Provincial de Barcelona (Spain) has once again given the Court of Justice an opportunity to interpret the provisions of Article 81 EC and Articles 11 and 12 of Commission Regulation (EEC) No 1984/83 of 22 June 1983 on the application of Article [81](3) of the Treaty to categories of exclusive purchasing agreements (OJ 1983 L 173, p. 5, and corrigendum JP 1984, L. 79, p. 38), as amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1582/97 of 30 July 1997 (OJ 1997 L 214, p. 27, hereinafter 'Regulation No 1984/83'), and Articles 4(a) and 5(a) of

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Cyril Sarrazin, Motor-vehicle fuels exclusive distribution : The ECJ interprets the conditions under which the exemption regimes under Reg. 1984/83 and 2790/1999 apply (Pedro IV Servicios / Total España), 2 April 2009, Concurrences N° 2-2009, Art. N° 25998, pp. 99-100

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