European competition regulators are increasingly focused on sustainability agreements and have published guidance. What are these documents saying and are they consistent? Jay Modrall, Brussels-based competition lawyer, joins Matthew Hall and Aaron Yeater to discuss the current position in the EU and UK. Listen to this episode to learn more about the application of EU and UK competition law to sustainability agreements between companies, including those intended to assist with the fight against climate change.
Jay Modrall, Senior Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
Netherlands ACM draft Guidelines on Sustainability Agreements January 2021
UK CMA draft Guidelines on Environmental Sustainability Agreements March 2023
European Commission draft Guidelines on Horizontal Cooperation Agreements
Matthew Hall, Partner, McGuireWoods London LLP and Aaron Yeater, Managing Principal, Analysis Group, Inc.