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Vertical Restraints and Distribution Conference
22 June 2022
Le Châtelain Brussels HotelBrussels, Belgium

22 June 2022
Le Châtelain Brussels Hotel,
Brussels, Belgium

Vertical Restraints & Distribution

Analyse the new Vertical Block Exemption Regulation and its practical implications for your distribution strategies

Whether you are a manufacturer, retailer or distributor ensure you are up to date

Share practical insights on key themes in 2022:

Old VBER vs New VBER

Join a practical comparison of old VBER vs new VBER to understand how the rules for information exchange, agency, RPM, territorial restrictions and exclusive distribution have changed. 

Platforms & Dual Distribution

Review how the new VBER and DMA approach platforms, and their implications for hybrid platforms. 

Information Exchange

During this practical session, our speakers will consider what is and isn't allowed in light of the Commission’s recent guidance, as well as how to make assessments for information that is on neither of these lists.

National Developments in 5 Key Jurisdictions

Learn about the latest developments at national level in key jurisdictions including France, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Switzerland to help you ensure you are fully up to date. 

CMA's Approach

Discuss the current proposals for UK Vertical Agreements Block Exemption Order (VABEO), how it will interact with EU VBER and what businesses need to do to manage different sets of rules. 

Mixed Distribution Systems in Practice

Examine the new options for distribution systems, how to best align them and their strategic implications for corporates during this highly practical workshop led by in-house counsel.


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Head of Competition Law,

Mannheimer Swartling

High level presentations with very good practical advice.