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15 September 2020
Gordon Drakes European Commission's VBER review – what does it mean for franchising?

European Union - Fieldfisher LLP

The EU Vertical Block Exemption Regulation will expire on 31 May 2022 and the European Commission is reviewing its effectiveness to determine whether it should lapse, its duration should be prolonged or it requires revision to take account of market developments since 2010 (most notably with regard to online sales and online platforms). This article explores the process so far and examines what this review means for franchising.

Authors: Gordon Drakes, Rachel Bowley
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