The new pan-European Block Exemption Regulations (or BER) will bring some intrinsic changes to the industry.
What does BER stand for?
BER stands for Block Exemption Regulation
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- Beryllium Electrorefining
- Beyond Economical Repair
- Bilateral Economic Relations
- Binary Encoded Representation (programming languages)
- Biochemical Engineering Research (US Department of Energy)
- Biological and Environmental Research
- Biomedical and Environmental Research
- Bit Error Rate
- Bit Error Ratio
- Bleeding Edge Release
- Blossom End Rot
- Bourgogne Energies Renouvelables (French: Burgundy Renewable Resources; est. 1998; education and awareness organization; Dijon, France)
- Brandywine Enduro Riders (Motorcyclists)
- Break Exclusion Requirements
- Budget Execution Report/Review
- Building Energy Rating (Ireland)
- Building Energy Regulations (Ireland)
- Building the Education Revolution (Australia)
- Bureau of Education and Research (educator training; Bellevue, WA)
- Bureau of Environmental Remediation (Kansas Department of Health and Environment)
Samples in periodicals archive:
This includes a new stipulation allowing manufacturers to insist on single-brand showrooms at dealerships, rather than the multi-brand dealerships encouraged by the old block exemption regulation.
Certainly with the introduction of the general block exemption regulation in relation to State aid, SMEs can now access more State funds than previously.
A pan-European IBM survey released last year on the future of car distribution says that reforms to the Block Exemption Regulation (BER) - the European Union directive governing car sales and servicing - could prompt an industry-wide shake up for franchised auto dealer networks.
The new Block Exemption Regulation, which came into force on October 1,gives franchised dealers the chance to sell additional brands from the same premises and will also provide nonfranchised dealers with the opportunity to gain the information and equipment they need from car makers to service their cars.
The dawn of the new Block Exemption regulations in October will herald a new platform for our industry and a more secure environment for automotive retailers.
The new Block Exemption regulation takes effect on October 1, when independent garages will be able to gain approved status.
It decided that it would prepare a Block Exemption Regulation for vertical agreements which contained vertical restraints which infringed Article 81(1) of the EC Treaty (the anti-trust law).