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Directive article Reference S.J. 2010, 154(7), 20
Country EU level Legal Literature date 2010
Author R. LAWSON Author initial
Title EN Fair Game URL EN N/A
Keywords black listfull harmonisationgeneral discussion on new case law

Head note

This article assesses the implications of the European Court of Justice rulings in VTB-VAB NV v Total Belgium NV (C-261/07) and Zentrale zur Bekampfung unlauteren Wettbewerbs eV v Plus Warenhandelsgesellschaft mbH (C-304/08) for national sales promotion practices in different Member States. It discusses the harmonising effect of the UCP Directive, focusing on the comprehensiveness of the black list.

General note

Relevant cases

National ID Common name Date decision Decision type
C-261/07 and C-299/07 (joined judgement) Total Belgium 23/04/2010 Court of justice decision