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Portolano Cavallo concentra la propria attività nel settore TMT sin dalla sua nascita nel 2001 ed è ora riconosciuto come lo studio legale italiano leader in questo settore.
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Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale was founded in 2001 by partners Manuela Cavallo and Francesco Portolano. The firm’s activity is mainly focused on the corporate/M&A sector and the media industry.
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Nov 21

European Court of Justice on online sales in the context of a selective distribution network

On October 13 2011 the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on restrictions on online sales, clarifying that selective distribution agreements imposing a general and absolute ban on the sale of cosmetics and personal care products by selected (authorised) distributors to end-users via the internet might result in contrast with EU competition rules.

The ECJ has followed the Advocate General’s opinion on the same lawsuit (see our contribution of March 16 2011 8f1502d5e94c), according to which in order to comply with EU law, distributors should be free to sell within a selective distribution system, both actively and passively, to all end users, located outside the physical trading area, who wish to purchase the products via the internet. [...]

Articolo inserito in: Internet, E-Commerce