Getting the Deal Through: Vertical Agreements 2021
Getting the Deal Through: Vertical Agreements 2021

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

  • Getting the Deal Through: Vertical Agreements 2021
  • Jurisdictions covered
  • Questions

Jurisdictions covered

The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:

Argentina; Austria; Brazil; China; European Union; France; Germany; India; Indonesia; Italy; Japan; Malaysia; Netherlands; Philippines; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom; USA


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

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

  2. 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?

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

  4. 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?

  5. 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 were deemed relevant when considering jurisdiction?

  6. To what extent does antitrust law apply to vertical restraints in agreements concluded by public entities?

  7. Do particular laws or regulations apply to the assessment of vertical restraints in specific sectors of

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