Survey of the member state national laws governing vertical distribution agreements
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Published by Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, UNIPUB [distributor] in Luxembourg, Lanham, Md .
Written in English



  • European Union countries.


  • Price maintenance -- Law and legislation -- European Union countries.,
  • Marketing, Vertical -- Law and legislation -- European Union countries.,
  • Competition -- European Union countries.,
  • Restraint of trade -- European Union countries.,
  • Antitrust law -- European Union countries.

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Other titlesVertical distribution agreements
Statementcompiled by Laraine L. Laudati, European University Institute, Florence, Italy and a group of trainees at DG IV.
ContributionsLaudati, Laraine L., European Commission.
LC ClassificationsKJE6484 .S87 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination108 p. :
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL721364M
ISBN 109282703665
LC Control Number97108405

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