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NETHERLANDS: Dutch Court adopts Advocate General Wahl’s opinion regarding bans on sales through online platforms.

NETHERLANDS, 15 November 17
In a judgement of 4 October 2017 the Amsterdam District Court followed Advocate General Wahl’s opinion on the admissibility of limitations imposed by Nike European Operations Netherlands B.V. (“NEON”) on Nike selective distributors as to the use of online sales platforms.

SPAIN: Four interesting case law on agency and distribution contracts.

SPAIN, 15 November 17
Termination in agency contracts, goodwill indemnity applied to distribution and right of information.

Poland: New law on counteracting the use of unfair contract advantage when trading food and agricultural products.

POLAND, 15 November 17
The new law – Act on counteracting the use of unfair contract advantage when trading food and agricultural products dated 15 December 2016 came into force in Poland in July this year.

ITALY: Two recent Court decisions on selective distribution of vehicles.

ITALY, 16 October 17
The Court of Turin and the Court of Milan recently issued two interesting decisions in the field of selective distribution of vehicles.