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E-commerce, geoblocking and Digital Single Market
  • Maverick Advocaten NV
  • European Union
  • February 19 2018

We identify two developments for 2018 regarding the application of competition rules to vertical agreements. First, the long-awaited judgment of the


The boundaries of European competition law on vertical agreements and the Coty case
  • Nctm Studio Legale
  • European Union
  • January 15 2018

On 6 December 2017, the European Court of Justice ruled that producers of luxury products can legitimately prohibit their authorized resellers, in a


Does Coty really mean that I can ban sales through online marketplaces?
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Bryan Cave)
  • European Union
  • December 11 2017

In what is being hailed as landmark case in distribution law, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the ‘CJEU’) on 6 December 2017 gave a


CJEU ruling in Coty - greater online protection for luxury goods suppliers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • December 6 2017

In its hotly anticipated ruling in the Coty case, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has held today that, in the context of a selective


Consumer Products Alert - June - July 2017
  • CMS
  • Global
  • August 8 2017

On 26 July, the conclusions of the Advocate General (“AG”), Nils Wahl, in Case Coty (C-23016), were made public. In his opinion, Competition Law is


Congressional, Executive, and Legal Developments
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2017

In June 2017, Congress proposed online marketplaces for commercially available off-the-shelf (COTS) products where the Competition in Contracting Act


E-Commerce Restrictions under Scrutiny - Recent Developments
  • Beiten Burkhardt
  • European Union
  • March 1 2017

Today the EU is the largest e-commerce market in the world with Germany convincingly leading


DSM Watch: Can manufacturers prevent resale of goods via third-party online platforms using selective distribution agreements? Uncertainty remains in Germany following recent decision of the Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • March 21 2016

In its Communication on a Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe (DSM) of 6 May 2015, the European Commission committed to assess the role of


Department of Justice Antitrust Division charges former e-commerce executive with price-fixing in first ever online marketplace prosecution
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2015

On April 6, 2015, the Department of Justice Antitrust Division announced that David Topkins, a former executive of an e-commerce seller of wall


German competition regulator takes dim view of ban of online marketplace sales
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Bryan Cave)
  • USA, Germany
  • May 9 2014

A leading running shoe manufacturer has been given until 10 June 2014 to respond to German Federal Cartel Office ("FCO") concerns that its ban of