The Swedish Competition Authority issues preliminary injunction against the use of exclusivity provisions in vertical agreements by the owner of a training aggregator app (Bruce)

On 5 December 2019, the Swedish Competition Authority (“SCA”) issued a preliminary injunction against IM WITH BRUCE (“Bruce”), the owner of a so-called “training aggregator” app which offers subscribers access to a variety of fitness studios, prohibiting Bruce from using exclusivity provisions in its agreements with fitness studios in the Stockholm and Gothenburg metropolitan areas, and requiring Bruce to notify fitness studios that existing exclusivity provisions would no longer be enforced. The SCA concluded that the exclusivity provisions likely infringed Section 2(1) of

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Andrzej Kmiecik, The Swedish Competition Authority issues preliminary injunction against the use of exclusivity provisions in vertical agreements by the owner of a training aggregator app (Bruce), 5 December 2019, e-Competitions December 2019, Art. N° 92927

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