New distribution rules in Switzerland

At the beginning of 2022, the instrument of relative market power was added to the Swiss Federal Cartel Act. Switzerland now has a regulation on geo-blocking, similar to that in the EU. Furthermore, recent court practice on prohibited territorial agreements has been confirmed several times since 2016 and is considered to be well established.

Our partner Dr Christian A. Meyer describes what to look out for when distributing in Switzerland. The publication can be found here.