Illegal Deal for large events

the indoor stadium has in ticket sales, anti-trust law, The Zurich indoor stadium failed to comply with a Ticketing clause for operators of anti-trust law. This

Illegal Deal for large events

the indoor stadium has in ticket sales, anti-trust law, The Zurich indoor stadium failed to comply with a Ticketing clause for operators of anti-trust law. This was decided by the Federal court. Together with the ticket-selling service ticket corner, the stadium has also concluded an anti-competitive arrangement. The case now goes back to the competition Commission.

The operator of Zurich's Hallenstadion, have abused their dominant position in the market miss. Comes to this conclusion, the Federal court in a Wednesday ruling. The indoor stadium had been agreed in 2009 with the ticket seller, ticket corner into a contract. Ticketcorner received the right to sell at least half of all Tickets for events at the hall station.

This agreement, the stadium each wrote, as a Ticketing clause in the contracts with the individual operators According to the Federal court, both of which violate provisions of the antitrust law: the agreement, as well as the inclusion in the contracts. The consultation led to a significant impediment of competition in the ticket market.

Now there are sanctions

The case now goes back to the competition Commission, must determine sanctions. You must also check whether the ticket corner is engaged in anti-competitive behaviour. The issue is not clarified in the opinion of the Federal court, is sufficient. In this point, the Lausanne court upheld the complaint of ticketcorner and the indoor stadium.

Respondent in this case, the ticket provider star ticket, and the ticket portal, they had to ride their party's position in court in the first place. The Federal administrative court - the lower court in this case did not want to allow the two companies to begin with in 2012. (hub)

Created: 04.03.2020, 12:33 PM

Updated Date: 04 March 2020, 12:02

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