Similarly, in November 2016, the CMA opened an investigation into alleged exclusionary and restrictive pricing practices, including best-selling services in relation to online sales, in connection with at atg Media`s provision of auction services. The CMA formally accepted commitments in June 2017 under which ATG Media agreed to end its most-favoured-nation treatment of online sales, as well as exclusive purchase obligations and solicitation bans from competing platforms for a period of five years. The Commission may take an infringement decision without having to defend it in legal proceedings. However, their decisions may be appealed to the court, which reviews the decisions from a factual and legal perspective. The following restrictions in a vertical agreement will not benefit from the safe harbor provided for in the VABER, although the rest of the agreement will continue to fall under the Safe Harbor (provided it meets all relevant criteria): For agreements falling within the scope, three types of provisions can be distinguished: With effect from 1 February 2012, the Restriction of Agreements and Conduct (Specified Household Electrical Products) Order 1998 , which applied to suppliers of certain household appliances (making it illegal for such suppliers to recommend or offer retail prices for certain products and illegal for a supplier to enter into an agreement restricting a buyer`s ability to determine the prices at which it advertised or advertised sale) has been repealed. Vertical agreements allow companies to produce and distribute efficiently; Therefore, it results from the increase in competition between brands. If the conditions are met, certain trademarks may be exempted from the prohibition in Article 4 of the Law on the Protection of Competition No. 4054 ("Law No. 4054") 2.2. The CMA`s December 2011 Guidelines on the Application of CAs to Public Sector Organizations specify that public sector organizations are subject to CA when they supply a supply of goods or services, when that supply is of a "commercial" nature, which the CMA considers likely when the offer competes with private sector suppliers [...].