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The Law and Economics of Vertical Restraints

13.5hours
2credits
Module

Sessions

  1. 27.11.2020 13:30
  2. 04.12.2020 13:30
  3. 11.12.2020 13:30

This module will cover in particular the following topics

  1. New approach under the Vertical Block Exemption and the Guidelines
  2. Common features (notion of agreements, market share threshold, etc.)
  3. Exclusive distribution
  4. Non-exclusive distribution
  5. Selective distribution
  6. Franchising
  7. Resale price maintenance
  8. Active and passive sales
  9. Agency
  10. On-line distribution
  11. Upfront access payment andcategory management
  12. Vertical coordination (double marginalization, retail services, free riding, commitment problem)
  13. Inter brand competition (competition dampening, collusion, interlocking relationships, foreclosure)
  14. Case studies

In partnership with

Brussels School of Competition