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Hub and Spoke Agreements and the Retail Sector

19th April 2010

Session 1: EU and UK Initiatives to Protect Competition in the Retail Sector


  • Recent EU initiatives in the retail sector
  • The UK Groceries Code of Practice
  • Specific practices requiring control in the retail sector
  • EC-wide remedies in the retail sector (e.g. legislation vs codes)

Session 2: Dealing with Hub and Spoke Arrangements in the EU Member States


  • Hub and spoke arrangements and their treatment under national competition laws (Italy,Germany, France and Spain)

This event will be followed by a drinks reception.

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