Getting the Deal Through: Vertical agreements 2019
Getting the Deal Through: Vertical agreements 2019

The following In-House Advisor guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Getting the Deal Through: Vertical agreements 2019
  • Jurisdictions covered
  • Questions
  • Antitrust law
  • Types of vertical restraint
  • Legal objective
  • Responsible authorities
  • Jurisdiction
  • Agreements concluded by public authorities
  • Sector-specific rules
  • more

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Jurisdictions covered

The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:

Argentina; Austria; Brazil; Canada; China; Europe; France; Germany; India; Indonesia; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Macedonia; Malaysia; Netherlands; Philippines; Russia; South Africa; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Thailand; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom; United States.

Questions

The set of questions relating to the topic of Vertical agreements and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:

  1. Antitrust law

  2. What are the legal sources that set out the antitrust law applicable to vertical restraints?

  3. Types of vertical restraint

  4. List and describe the types of vertical restraints that are subject to antitrust law. Is the concept of vertical restraint defined in the antitrust law?

  5. Legal objective

  6. Is the only objective pursued by the law on vertical restraints economic, or does it also seek to promote or protect other interests?

  7. Responsible authorities

  8. Which authority is responsible for enforcing prohibitions on anticompetitive vertical restraints? Where there are multiple responsible authorities, how are cases allocated? Do governments or ministers have a role?

  9. Jurisdiction

  10. What is the test for determining whether a vertical restraint will be subject to antitrust law in your jurisdiction? Has the law in your jurisdiction regarding vertical restraints been applied extraterritorially? Has it been applied in a pure internet context and if so what factors