EU Vertical agreements
The Vertical agreements Practice note considers the application of EU competition law to vertical agreements. Vertical agreements are the most frequently encountered commercial agreement. They are those entered into between two or more firms operating at different levels of the market, for example, between a manufacturer and distributor. This Practice note provides an essential guide to the Commission's vertical restraints policy, in particular, the vertical restraints block exemption Regulation 330/2010, together with its accompanying guidelines.