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Joint activities with other FMCG suppliers during Coronavirus

Visible to anyone who has recently entered a supermarket, COVID-19 puts not only our healthcare system under extreme pressure but also retailers and suppliers. While governments, retailers and suppliers alike assure us that warehouses are full, queues at the borders and stockpiling by anxious consumers are the biggest contributors to strains on the food supply chain. This is making retailers as well as suppliers look for possibilities of cooperation – even with competitors.

Check out our short guidance below on certain limitations which need to be respected even in time of crisis.

If you have further questions you can find your contacts in the CMS Competition Group Contact Card.

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Joint activities with other FMCG suppliers during Coronavirus
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Authors

Michael Bauer
Dr. Michael Bauer
Partner
Brussels - EU Law Office
Roxana Mina Kruse
Associate
Brussels - EU Law Office