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.
In June this year, Germany has adopted an important reform to its current competition law regime.