Dr. Markus Schöner

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Germany amends the law against restraints of competition

Germany - January 22 2021 On 20 January 2021, extensive amendments to German competition law came into force with the enactment of the 10th amendment to the German Act against…

Dr. Michael Bauer, Peter Giese, Dr. Christian Friedrich Haellmigk, Dr. Rolf Hempel, Dr. Björn Herbers, Dr. Harald Kahlenberg, Stefan Lehr, Dr. Jens Neitzel, Kai Neuhaus, Dr. Dietmar Rahlmeyer, Dr. Tim Reher, Christoff Henrik Soltau

European Commission publishes Staff Working Document on Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (VBER)

European Union - September 15 2020 The Staff Working Document (SWD 2020 173 final) is the next step on the road to an updated VBER and corresponding guidelines. With the current VBER…

Tobias Duhe

Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court ruling does not condemn individual reference to aggressive retail pricing as restrictive

Germany - September 11 2020 Do suppliers who address aggressive retail pricing necessarily face antitrust sanctions? In a recent case, the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court…

European Commission publishes support studies for the evaluation of the Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (VBER)

European Union - June 10 2020 The European Commission has published support studies for the evaluation of the Vertical Block Exemption Regulation. The key findings include that…

Tobias Duhe

Autorité de la Concurrence: Record fine for systematic price fixing

France, Germany - April 17 2020 The French Competition Authority ("Autorité de la Concurrence", or "Autorité" in the following) imposed a record fine of around EUR 1.1 billion on…

Shaya Stender