As intermediaries of goods or services, platforms often stand in the "middle" between businesses and consumers. In view of this triangular relationship, the P2B Regulation aims to ensure greater transparency for the benefit of business users (e.g. distributors).
Update: General Data Protection Regulation
10,000 consumers took part in our global survey to understand the global consumer behaviour trends key to retail strategy.
Recent developments on “Gun Jumping”
Bekanntlich dürfen Lieferanten nicht die Möglichkeiten ihrer Abnehmer beschränken, die Wieder-verkaufspreise selbst festzusetzen.
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.
Germany has recently adopted an important reform to its current competition law regime.