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Septembre 12, 2022

Copyright and related rights : Exceptions and limitation
Article 5(2)(b) of Directive No 2001/29 of 22 May 2001 and the principle of equal treatment does not preclude national legislation under which a legal person established and controlled by intellectual property rights management organizations is entrusted with the management of exemptions from payment in respect of compensation for private copying and reimbursements for such compensation, where the exemption certificates and reimbursements must be granted in good time and in accordance with objective criteria which do not allow that legal person to refuse an application for the granting of such a certificate or of reimbursement on the basis of considerations involving the exercise of discretion and as the decisions of that legal person refusing such an application may be challenged before an independent body.
CJEU Case C-263/21 Armetic, Judgment of 8 September 2022, LawLex202200006663JBJ

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Vogel Global Competition Newsletter

No 2 – Octobre 2021

  • Latest news and reforms of competition law in the EU, the Member States and the World (Part two – Trends and evolution of procedural rules and sanctions), by Louis and Joseph Vogel
  • Bulgarian competition rules face reforms, by Vladimir Ivanov
  • New Zealand Legislative Update on Competition Law, by Sarah Keene, Troy Pilkington and Lina Kim
  • New Act on Protection of Competition in Slovakia effective from 1 May 2021, by Andrea Oršulová
  • South Africa Joins the Fray on Digital Market Regulation, by Chris Charter
  • Slovenian Competition Protection Agency investigating distribution practices of major suppliers of LPG cylinders, by Janja Zaplotnik and Aljaž Cankar

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