Since the European Commission published the results of its e-commerce sector inquiry in 2017, enforcement against brand suppliers imposing stringent restrictions on their online retailers has been on the rise at both European and national levels.
At the same time, recent cases have brought more nuances in the competitive assessment of certain online restraints.
This complimentary webinar will:
Provide a recap on the key EU/national competition developments and takeaways in this space; and
Shed light on the upcoming consultation and review of the EU exemption rules and guidelines on vertical agreements with the participation of Ms. Marieke Scholz, Deputy Head of Unit A1, Antitrust Case Support and Policy, who will lead the process at the European Commission DG for Competition
Marieke Scholz, Deputy Head of Unit A1, Antitrust Case Support and Policy, DG COMP, European Commission