The US DOJ and the New York State Office of the Attorney General settle with tour bus operators, requiring them to pay $7.5 million for implementing barriers to entry (Coach USA, City Sights, Twin America)

NYC Sightseeing Companies Settle with Federal and State Authorities* On March 17, 2015, two New York City-based tour bus operators agreed to settle allegations that they conspired to monopolize New York’s hop-on, hop-off sightseeing market between 2009 and 2015. [1] Coach USA Inc. (“Coach”), City Sights LLC (“City Sights”), and their joint venture, Twin America LLC (“Twin America”) (jointly “Defendants”), reached a settlement agreement with the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the New York State Office of the Attorney General (“NYAG”). [2] If the settlement agreement is approved, City Sights will be required to relinquish 47

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Albert F. Cahn, The US DOJ and the New York State Office of the Attorney General settle with tour bus operators, requiring them to pay $7.5 million for implementing barriers to entry (Coach USA, City Sights, Twin America), 16 March 2015, e-Competitions Bulletin March 2015, Art. N° 72306

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