The Slovenian Competition Authority fines abusive discrimation in the market for cinema exhibition (Kolosej)

This case started in August 2006, when cinema distributor of films Blitz complained to the Slovenian Competition Authority (“SCA”) about the abusive practices of company Kolosej in the market for cinema exhibition of films in Slovenia. The SCA started the proceeding on the basis of article 10 of the Slovenian Prevention of the Restriction of Competition Act (“SPRCA”) concerning abuse of dominance. The proceedings were introduced for the purposes of assessing the alleged Kolosej's discriminatory practices in regard unjustifiably refusing exhibition of movie titles with large market potential consequently forcing Blitz to enter into sub-distribution agreements with its rivals and in regard unreasonably late confirmation of final exhibition timetables of certain movie titles distributed by

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  • Fatur Law Firm (Ljubljana)

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Andrej Fatur, The Slovenian Competition Authority fines abusive discrimation in the market for cinema exhibition (Kolosej) , 26 July 2007, e-Competitions Bulletin Energy & Access to facilities, Art. N° 15745

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