The Italian Competition Authority fines main national ticket operator €10.9 million for abuse of dominant position (TicketOne)

On 22 December 2020, the Italian Competition Authority (AGCM) issued an important decision fining CTS Eventim €10.9 million for having implemented an unlawful exclusive strategy in the Italian market of pop music events ticket sellers. In September 2018, the AGCM launched an investigation alleging an infringement of Article 102 TFEU by TicketOne and its parent company CTS Eventim. Indeed, TicketOne holds a dominant position in the market for ticketing services for pop and rock concerts. The Authority investigated the agreements TicketOne entered into with

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Lucia Antonazzi, Federico Marini Balestra, The Italian Competition Authority fines main national ticket operator €10.9 million for abuse of dominant position (TicketOne), 22 December 2020, e-Competitions December 2020, Art. N° 99401

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