Vertical Agreements

Vertical Agreements - Australia

Cutting-edge and creative legal advice on vertical agreements

We play a key role in the most important vertical agreement cases in Australia and have a wealth of experience helping clients across a wide range of sectors in this complex and difficult area. In particular, we have a proven track record in food, beverages and consumer products; travel products and services; pharmaceuticals; financial services; telecommunications, as well as in natural resources and transport.

Our Australian lawyers’ expertise in vertical agreements is enhanced by the experience held by our competition law teams around the world, including the Europe and China.  This allows us to develop cross-border solutions that follow best practice for individual markets and integrated solutions for the global marketplace.

We advise on all aspects of competition and consumer law applicable to vertical agreements, including:

  • Resale price maintenance
  • Exclusive dealing
  • Misuse of market power
  • Cartel laws
  • Consumer law, including unconscionable conduct.

We have a full team specialising in this area.

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