Viagogo and Stubhub merger harms competition

Viagogo and Stubhub merger harms competition

On 22 October 2020, the  Competition and Market Authority (“CMA”) provisionally found that the completed merger of viagogo and StubHub will reduce competition. The merger could lead to increases in fees for customers, including fans, who resell or buy secondary...
Prohibition of merger between FNZ and GBST

Prohibition of merger between FNZ and GBST

The Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) has provisionally blocked the merger of FNZ and GBST which are 2 of the leading suppliers of retail investment platform solutions in the UK. FNZ purchased GBST in November 2019. The CMA provisionally considered...
Illegal practice of musical instruments: Roland

Illegal practice of musical instruments: Roland

The Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) has recently fined Roland, a supplier of electronic music equipment, £4 million for breaking the law by engaging in resale price maintenance. Between 7 January 2011 and 17 April 2018, Roland set minimum prices for its...
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