Recent developments on “Gun Jumping”
With its judgment of December 6th 2017 (file ref. C-230/16), the ECJ has addressed the legitimacy of clauses prohibiting distributors from making use of a non-authorised third party in the context of internet sales.
Under German Law, suppliers may not unilaterally limit their retailers’ freedom to set resale prices independently.
In June this year, Germany has adopted an important reform to its current competition law regime.
Germany has recently adopted an important reform to its current competition law regime.
The European Commission's decision to fine Google €2.42 billion for breach of EU competition law is significant for Google – but also exposes failings in the Commission's processes.
In its first cartel decision of 2017, the European Commission has imposed fines on three recycling companies for their participation in a cartel to fix the purchase prices of scrap lead-acid automotive batteries in Belgium, France, Germany and the Netherlands.