The UK Competition Authority fines a musical instrument firm for resale price maintenance (Roland / Korg)

Musical instrument firms to pay millions after breaking competition law* The CMA has fined 2 musical instrument makers a total of £5.5 million, in 2 separate cases, for breaking competition law by restricting online discounting of musical instruments. The fines on the companies, Roland and Korg, which make, among other things, electronic drum kits and hi-tech music equipment and synthesizers, follow fines recently imposed on two other leading suppliers in the sector, Casio and Fender. All of these companies have been fined for implementing resale price maintenance (RPM) designed to

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  • United Kingdom’s Competition Authority - CMA (London)

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UK Competition Authority, The UK Competition Authority fines a musical instrument firm for resale price maintenance (Roland / Korg), 29 June 2020, e-Competitions July 2020, Art. N° 95613

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