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Categories:
Competition Law & Anti-Trust
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to explain the background to the Vertical Agreements Block Exemption and to take listeners through the key changes which can be seen in the revised version so they know how agreements can qualify for its protection.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the purpose of the Vertical Agreements Block Exemption;
  • Know they key changes brought about by the new version which comes into force on 1st June 2010;
  • Know the criteria which must be satisfied for an agreement to qualify for its protection".
Level:
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Classification:
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • Regulation 330/2010;
  • Regulation 2790/1999;
  • Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union".

This CPDcast examines the new Vertical Agreements Block Exemption Regulation and the accompanying revised Vertical Restraints Guidelines which replace which replace Regulation 2790/1999 from 1st June 2010.

podcast added 11/06/2010

Podcast last reviewed: 2012-02-27

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