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Legal Compass: Revision of the Vertical Notice - More flexibility for distribution structures, but be aware of the “Swiss Finish”

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    On 14 December 2022, the Swiss Competition Commission (“ComCo”) published its revised notice on the treatment of agreements between undertakings at different market levels (“Vertical Notice”), together with updated explanations (“Explanatory Notes”). In doing so, the ComCo aims at taking into account of developments in the EU, but also of recent case law and case practice in Switzerland.

    The revised Vertical Notice entered into force on 1 January 2023. This article intends to raise awareness on the most important innovations and the need for action from a Swiss competition law perspective.

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