ALERTS: GENERAL - EUROPEAN UNION - COMPETITION POLICY - EXEMPTION REGULATION - VERTICAL AGREEMENTS

Competition policy: The European Commission discloses its main avenues for the revision of the Vertical Block Exemption Regulation and its guidelines, as well as the policy options open to it

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In view of the expiry of the Block Exemption Regulation applicable to vertical agreements, which will expire on 31 May 2022, and the accompanying Guidelines on Vertical Restraints, the Commission launched in October 2018 a review of the Block Exemption Regulation in order to decide whether it should not be renewed, revised or renewed as it stands. Following a public consultation which took place in the first half of 2019, a specific workshop held in November 2019, but also in the light of the conclusions of an external study it commissioned and the results of the recent sector inquiry on e-commerce, it is recalled that the Commission published on 8

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Alain Ronzano, Competition policy: The European Commission discloses its main avenues for the revision of the Vertical Block Exemption Regulation and its guidelines, as well as the policy options open to it, 23 October 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 97580, www.concurrences.com

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