The UK Competition Authority conducts an inspection and fines £4.5 million a company for engaging in resale price maintenance in the music sector (Fender Europe)

After conducting a full investigation in April 2018, the CMA on 22 January 2020, fined Fender Musical Instruments Europe Limited (Fender Europe), an international seller of guitar instruments, £4,521,185 (the largest fine imposed in the UK for resale price maintenance) for its infringement of the Chapter I prohibition of the Competition Act

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Patricia Wing, Peter Willis, The UK Competition Authority conducts an inspection and fines £4.5 million a company for engaging in resale price maintenance in the music sector (Fender Europe), 20 January 2020, e-Competitions January 2020, Art. N° 94318

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