I. INTRODUCTION1:Introduction II. VERTICAL AGREEMENTS UNDER REGULATION (EC) No 330/20102:Roadmaps 3:Article 2(1): Scope of Regulation (EC) No 330/20102 330/2010 4:Article 2(2) to (5): Limits of the scope of Regulation (EC) No 330/2010 5:Article 3: Market share threshold 6:Article 4: Main restrictions 7:Article 5: Excluded restrictions 8:Articles 6 (non-application) and Article 29 Regulation 1/2003 (withdrawal) 9: Frequently used distribution and supply scenarios III. VERTICAL AGREEMENTS OUTSIDE REGULATION (EC) No330/201010:Cost-effectiveness and self-evaluation of vertical agreements IV. Automotive distribution11:Automotive distribution This band is now fully and specialised in its third edition on European competition law applicable to vertical agreements, as well as a detailed and practical analysis of the EU regulatory framework, as implemented by the Commission and EU courts. The authors examine questions that are directly relevant in the business world and answer questions such as: Under what conditions can a supplier impose territorial restrictions on its dealer network?: Is it possible to impose maximum retail prices?: Are customer restrictions allowed in a selective distribution system? : Can a supplier assume an exclusive supply obligation? : Is an exclusive supply obligation imposed by a subcontracting agreement e Is it possible to apply it? The authors draw on their experience in this area of competition law to tackle the more complex issues related to vertical restraints. They offer practical solutions to business problems and provide an indispensable tool for all practitioners in this field. “This is work that should be familiar to any practitioner who might be faced with advice on vertical restraints in the EU. For the inexperienced, it offers a useful introduction, for the more experienced, it offers a useful checklist; and – more importantly – as a guide or roadmap, it provides a useful step-by-step checklist that ensures there are no omissions. – Dr. Bruce Wardhaugh, European Competition Law Review “The book is a useful tool for all practitioners who come up against any type of vertical agreement. .
Unlike many other more general or academic textbooks on competition law, vertical Agreements in EU Competition Law is clearly a practitioner-to-practitioner book that is a useful tool for any practicing lawyer. – Katri Paas-Mohando, Global Competition Litigation Review Luke Kelly, David Unterhalter, Paula Youens, Isabel Goodman, Patrick Smith. Filip Tuytschaever is a founding partner of contrast European & Business Law and a professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Brussels (VUB). He is a member of the Brussels Bar. Frank Wijckmans is a founding partner of contrast European & Business Law and a professor at the Brussels School of Competition. . . .