The US DoJ requires a mixture of remedies, including divestiture, licensing, and behavioral remedies, before approving a merger in primary ticketing sales for concert venues (Ticketmaster / Live Nation)

In February 2009, the largest ticketer, Ticketmaster, and the largest live music promoter, Live Nation, announced that they intended to merge. The merger, as originally proposed, would have removed Live Nation as a potential competitor to Ticketmaster, substantially lessening competition for primary ticketing in the United States. Shortly after the merger was announced, the Department of Justice and a multistate

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Author

  • European Parliament (Brussels)

Quotation

David Ashton, The US DoJ requires a mixture of remedies, including divestiture, licensing, and behavioral remedies, before approving a merger in primary ticketing sales for concert venues (Ticketmaster / Live Nation), 30 July 2010, e-Competitions Bulletin Licensing agreements, Art. N° 53239

Visites 66

All issues

  • Latest News issue 
  • All News issues
  • Latest Special issue 
  • All Special issues