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Vertical Agreements 2010

June 2010 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Asters.

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What are the legal sources that set out the antitrust law applicable to vertical restraints?

The main legal source is the Law of Ukraine on Protection of Economic Competition of 2001 (the Competition Law), available in English at www.globalcompetitionforum.org/regions/europe/ Ukraine/LEGISLATION.pdf. Other sources applicable to antitrust aspects of vertical restraints include:

• the Law of Ukraine on the State Regulation on Technology Transfer Activities of 2006 (the Technology Transfer Law);

• the Law of Ukraine on the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine of 1993;

• the Resolution of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (the AMC) on the Procedure for Filing Applications with the AMC for Obtaining its Approval of the Concerted Practices of the Undertakings of 2002 (the Authorisation Regulation); and

• the Resolution of the AMC on the Standard Requirements to Concerted Practices of the Undertakings for their General Exemption from the Requirement to Obtain Prior AMC Clearance of 2002 (the General Exemption Regulation).

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First published in Getting the Deal Through – Vertical Agreements 2010. www.gettingthedealthrough.com

 

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