Webinar: Vertical agreements: The digital dimension and risks (OnDemand)


This webinar gives a practical overview of the EU regime for the e-commerce aspects of vertical agreements.

It covers the conclusions of the EC’s e-commerce sector enquiry, the Coty judgment of the European Court and the Guess decision. It also explains the position under the EU Geo-blocking Regulation in relation to vertical agreements.

This webinar covers:

  • practical issues with vertical restraints following the EC’s E-commerce sector enquiry report
  • the Verticals block exemption and Vertical Restraints Guidelines: where are we now and where are we heading?
  • restrictions on AdWords – the Guess decision
  • marketplace bans – the Coty judgment
  • CMA enforcement and the significance of the Ping judgment
  • the interface of competition law enforcement and the Geo-blocking Regulation
  • implications for supply chain management

By attending this webinar, you will gain:

  • awareness of the e-commerce dimension of the current EU competition law regime on vertical agreements
  • understanding of the current competition law issues concerning e-commerce aspects of vertical agreements.



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