What US Cos. Must Know About EU E-Commerce Rules: Part 2
Enzo Marasà, Portolano Cavallo May 16, 2017, 11:20 AM EDT
Law360, New York (May 16, 2017, 11:20 AM EDT) -- U.S.-based manufacturers and retailers who want to sell in the EU face legal challenges in selecting and controlling their distribution networks, particularly with regard to online sales. All stakeholders must understand the restrictions imposed by Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, which prohibits anti-competitive agreements.
The first part of this article provided some background on the application of Article 101 in the online distribution context to the benefits of U.S.-based companies, particularly in light of the European Commission’s Final Report...