Dr. Denis Schlimpert

CMS Germany


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VBER and Vertical Guidelines leave question open on what restrictions are permissible in Internet sales

European Union, Germany - February 21 2023 Article 4 lit. E) VBER, newly introduced with the 2022 reform of the VBER, regulates a hardcore restriction for all forms of distribution that is…

Dr. Markus Schöner

Victory for Facebook as Düsseldorf court suspends the Bundeskartellamt's decision

European Union, Germany - August 30 2019 In a dramatic, if temporary, turnaround, Facebook achieved its first success against the February 6 decision of the Bundeskartellamt (B2 - 22/16)…

Guess what? Blocking cross-border sales can be expensive - Commission fines Guess for violating EU competition law

European Union - January 15 2019 On 17 December 2018, the European Commission ("Commission") fined US-clothing company GUESS? Inc. and its various subsidiaries ("Guess") EUR 39,821…

Frédéric Crasemann

EC: Effects of pricing algorithms in the context of resale price maintenance

European Union, Germany - July 30 2018 On 24 July 2018, the European Commission ("Commission") imposed fines on four electronics manufacturers for fixing the prices of their online…

Selective distribution: Frankfurt court confirms the legality of third-party platform bans

Germany - July 19 2018 On 12 July 2018, the Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt ruled on the appeal procedure in the Coty case (No. 11 U 96/14 Kart) and decided that the…

Dr. Markus Schöner