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VBER INSIGHTS #1 - Fulfilment contracts
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VBER INSIGHTS #1 - Fulfilment contracts

We have previously drawn your attention to this new exception to the prohibition on RPM introduced by the European…



Italy adopts new rules on abuse of economic dependence
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Italy adopts new rules on abuse of economic dependence

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The most recent annual Italian competition law (Law No. 118/2022) has – among other things – amended Article 9…



Hellenic Competition Commission (“HCC”) imposes fines of EUR 453,573 for resale price fixing on three undertakings active in the import / manufacturing, wholesale and retail sale of school bags following a settlement procedure*
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Hellenic Competition Commission (“HCC”) imposes fines of EUR 453,573 for resale price fixing on three undertakings active in the import / manufacturing, wholesale and retail sale of school bags following a settlement procedure*

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The HCC ex officio investigation was conducted in the Greek markets of import / manufacturing, wholesale and…



Decision in Garland imposing a record fine for RPM essentially upheld by the chairman of the Czech Competition Authority
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Decision in Garland imposing a record fine for RPM essentially upheld by the chairman of the Czech Competition Authority

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In January, the Czech Competition Authority (the “CCA”) imposed a record fine of CZK 96.75m (EUR 3.95m)…



Czech Competition Authority issues landmark decision taking compliance programme into account when calculating fines
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Czech Competition Authority issues landmark decision taking compliance programme into account when calculating fines

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The Czech Competition Authority (the “CCA”) imposed a fine of CZK 17.65m (ca. EUR 0.7m) on a company active in…



Dutch Competition Authority launches RPM campaign: who determines the sales price in the shop? The retailer, not the supplier!
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Dutch Competition Authority launches RPM campaign: who determines the sales price in the shop? The retailer, not the supplier!

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On 17 October 2022 the Dutch Competition Authority (“ACM”) issued a press release stating that it will launch a…



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