CMA announces investigation into Apple

The Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) has announced a formal investigation into tech giant Apple. The announcement follows complaints to the CMA from app developers regarding the company’s terms and conditions. The terms and conditions are also the subject of a European Commission investigation, in which it was announced this week that Apple would be…

Will the UK keep the VABER?

When, where and why should the law intervene in the distribution of a product? This perennial and highly practical question is open for consultation as of 10 February 2021 (see more here). During its EU membership, the UK was required to apply the EU’s Vertical Agreements Block Exemption, which applied a relatively strict approach to…