EU & UK Competition Law Bulletin

    View Author May 2009

    Beer tie agreements and pub company practices under scrutiny

    The House of Commons Business and Enterprise Committee has published a report on the practices of pub companies following a review of the interaction between pub companies and their tenants (the "Report"). The review focused, amongst other things, on the impact of the inclusion of beer supply ties within leases.

    In May 2008, international law firm Hammonds became a limited liability partnership. Hammonds LLP and its affiliated undertakings has offices in Birmingham, Leeds, London and Manchester in the UK, and in Berlin, Brussels, Beijing, Hong Kong, Madrid, Munich and Paris.