If the Competent Authority finds that certain agreements of a strictly analog and effect nature are concluded with the above provisions, it authorizes them, among other things, that this paragraph applies to distributors, it also authorizes them, if they have ensured that they meet the same requirements. The parties undertake to keep each other informed in the context of work in international organizations and in the context of intellectual property agreements. Loans for direct or indirect financing of an EC Member State or EFTA State or its regional or local authorities may not be granted or placed in other EC or EFTA Member States unless the States concerned have reached an agreement on this matter. For EFTA States, the procedures are set out in the agreement establishing a standing committee of EFTA states and include the following: mutual recognition agreements with third countries regarding the assessment of compliance of products for which a trademark is provided for in EU legislation are negotiated on the initiative of the Community. The Community will negotiate on the basis of parallel mutual recognition agreements between the third countries concerned and the EFTA countries, which correspond to those to be concluded with the Community. The parties cooperate in accordance with the general information and consultation procedures of the EEA agreement. In the event of differences in relations with third countries, they are dealt with in accordance with the relevant provisions of the EEA agreement. Are incompatible with the functioning of this agreement: all agreements between companies, decisions of business associations and concerted practices that could affect the exchanges between the contracting parties and with the purpose or effect of preventing, restricting or distorting competition in the territory covered by this agreement, especially those that: the EFTA Court of Justice , in accordance with a separate agreement between the EFTA States, has jurisdiction over the implementation of this agreement, in particular: The parties are doing everything in their power to reach agreement on the issues relevant to this agreement. In particular, the EEA Joint Committee is doing everything in its power to find a solution acceptable to both parties when a serious problem arises in all areas under the jurisdiction of the legislature in the EFTA states. PROTOCOLE 12 relating to compliance assessment agreements with third countries in which, after risk analysis, the relevant customs authority nevertheless selects, for further consideration, a shipment that may be implicated, a summary declaration of entry or exit, or a customs declaration of an approved economic operator, and carries out the necessary controls as a matter of priority. At the request of the authorised economic operator and subject to agreement with the relevant customs authority, these checks may be carried out in a location other than that of the relevant customs office.
PROTOCOLE 3 for products covered by Article 8, paragraph 3, point b), of the agreement There is still a category exemption for line shipping companies. Since line shipping requires considerable investment, services are provided on a regular basis by several shipping companies that cooperate in the area of consortium agreements. The exemption regime applies to international consortia travelling to or from one or more EU ports, and its validity is regularly extended. The current exemption expires on 25 April 2020 and the Commission has invited interested parties to decide on the legal framework in this area of navigation and competition law. The terms of this participation are agreed between the parties and the candidate country. This agreement is submitted to all contracting parties for ratification or approval in accordance with their own procedures.