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New EU regime for the assessment of horizontal agreements *

European Union - December 16 2010
On 14 December 2010 the European Commission adopted two new block exemption Regulations in relation to research and development agreements and specialisation agreements.

Co-authors: Kim Dietzel, Craig Pouncey, Ray Cahill, Kristien Geeurickx, Sergio Sorinas.

OFT consults on competition law guidance for land agreements *

United Kingdom - October 26 2010
When the Government announced its decision to repeal the Competition Act 1998 (Land Agreements Exclusion Order) 2004 (the exclusion order) with effect from 6 April 2011, removing the current protection for land agreements from the Chapter I prohibition on anti-competitive agreements, the OFT indicated that it would publish some high-level, principles-based guidance on the application of the competition rules to land agreements.

Co-authors: Kristien Geeurickx, Ian Cox.

Privilege after Akzo - a checklist for in-house lawyers *

European Union - September 24 2010
The recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision in the Akzo case (see our e-bulletin of 14 September) has sparked renewed interest in legal professional privilege issues.

Co-authors: Pedro Suarez, Kyriakos Fountoukakos, Craig Pouncey, Kristien Geeurickx, Sergio Sorinas.

New EU regime for vertical agreements in force *

European Union - July 6 2010
The new EU block exemption Regulation and revised guidelines for vertical agreements came into force on 1 June.

Co-authors: Kyriakos Fountoukakos.

European Commission adopts new block exemption and guidance for vertical agreements *

European Union - April 22 2010
The European Commission has adopted a new block exemption Regulation and Guidelines for vertical agreements.

Co-authors: Kyriakos Fountoukakos, Jacques Buhart, Ray Cahill, Kristien Geeurickx.

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