16 January 2013

CONFERENCE: On-LIne Pricing Issues

On-line Pricing Issues – can lowest price guarantees ever be a bad thing?

Monday 21 January 2013 17:30 to 19:00


British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP


Chair: Alastair Mordaunt, Clifford Chance LLP
Matthew Bennett
, Charles River Associates
Andrew Hockley, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
Nelson Jung, Office of Fair Trading

This event will discuss online platform pricing issues such as Most Favoured Nation clauses, the use of Resale Price Maintenance restrictions and the Principal / Agency relationship, and will aim to shed light on the following issues:
  • Is there anything special about the internet that makes it more susceptible to harm from MFNs and other price relationship agreements?
  • Are retail MFNs the same as RPM?
  • Is it harder to be a 'genuine agent' in the on-line sphere, can on-line platforms ever be 'retailers' and what is the economic rationale for the agency exemption?
  • How are these issues being tackled across different jurisdictions?

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