Undertakings or associations of undertakings may apply for Block Exemption Orders in order to secure the benefit of an exemption to a category of agreements.
Where similar agreements are commonly used by undertakings throughout a market, it may indeed be more appropriate for undertakings or associations of undertakings to consider seeking a Block Exemption Order for such agreements rather than to apply separately for an individual Decision regarding their specific agreement.
In Part 12 of this series, we will look at:
- What is a Block Exemption Order and when should you consider applying for one?
- How to apply for a Block Exemption Order?
- What happens after a Block Exemption Order?