Topic: Boycotts

Italy imposes abuse of dominance fine on ticket seller

The Italian Competition Authority has fined CTS Eventim – which owns the country's leading live event ticket seller – a total of €10.9 million for unlawfully boycotting rival vendors and imposing exclusivity agreements on event organisers.

19 January 2021

ACCC files rare boycott proceedings

Australia’s competition watchdog has launched proceedings against one of the country’s largest private construction companies and an industry trade organisation for allegedly boycotting a waterproofing subcontractor.

04 December 2020

France finds dentist associations collectively boycotted cheaper services

France’s Competition Authority has fined the country’s professional regulatory body for dentists and two trade associations a total of €4 million for collectively boycotting dental care networks that provide cheaper services.

13 November 2020

Israeli court convicts textbook cartelists

A court in Israel has convicted three book distributors and six of their employees for conspiring to raise the price of textbooks provided to low-income schoolchildren.

02 November 2020

Premier League collectively boycotted takeover deal, supporters allege

Two Newcastle United Football Club supporters have claimed that the English Premier League’s review into a proposed £300 million acquisition of the team, which involved Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, was anticompetitive.

30 October 2020

Top basketball clubs accused of forming cartel

A basketball union has filed a complaint with the European Commission accusing the organisers of a pan-European league and 11 of the continent’s best-known teams of conspiring to block others from competing.

02 October 2020

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