On 4 June 2019, the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf ruled that price parity clauses which prohibit hotel operators to offer lower room prices on their homepages compared to the prices offered on the booking platform are valid – overruling the decision of the German Federal Cartel Office ("FCO") of 22 December 2015 In the past, price parity clauses between hotel
The Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court overturns the German Competition Authority’s decision which sanctioned price parity clauses between hotel platforms and hotel operators (Booking.com)
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