The German Competition Authority prohibits exclusive contracts between a seller of tickets and event organisers and advance booking offices (CTS Eventim)

Bundeskartellamt prohibits exclusive contracts between CTS Eventim and event organisers and advance booking offices* The Bundeskartellamt has prohibited CTS Eventim from using exclusive contracts which it has concluded with organisers of live entertainment events and advance booking offices. The clauses in question stipulate that the contracting parties may only sell tickets exclusively or to a considerable extent via CTS's "eventim.net" ticket sales system. The Bundeskartellamt regards these contractual agreements as an abuse of market

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German Competition Authority, The German Competition Authority prohibits exclusive contracts between a seller of tickets and event organisers and advance booking offices (CTS Eventim), 4 December 2017, e-Competitions December 2017, Art. N° 85503

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