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?
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