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The new competition rules for vertical agreements in the UK

From 1 June 2022, new rules govern how competition law applies to vertical agreements in the UK and EU. The new rules apply to all types of vertical agreement, including exclusive and selective distribution, franchising, sub-contracting and agency. Almost all businesses are therefore impacted by them.

Our briefing note highlights the main points that businesses need to know in relation to the new rules for the UK. We can provide further guidance on all aspects of the new rules – please contact a member of our Competition team for further information.


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