The following In House Advisor guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
Click here to download the latest Vertical agreements 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through.
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.
The set of questions relating to the topic of Vertical agreements and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:
What are the legal sources that set out the antitrust law applicable to vertical restraints?
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?
Is the only objective pursued by the law on vertical restraints economic, or does it also seek to promote or protect other interests?
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?
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
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