The Polish Competition Authority fines manufacturer of musical equipment for resale price maintenance (Yamaha Music Europe)

Decision of the President of UOKiK on overpricing of Yamaha musical equpiment* For 13 years, Yamaha Music Europe has been setting minimum prices for resale of musical equipment in online stores in Poland with its distributors. President of UOKiK Tomasz Chróstny imposed a fine of half a million PLN on the company. The sanction would have been much higher; however, the company cooperated with the Office as part of the leniency program and voluntarily yielded to the financial penalty. Yamaha Music Europe is a manufacturer of musical equipment marketed under the Yamaha, Line 6 and Steinberg brands, marketed, inter alia, in Poland. President of UOKiK Tomasz Chróstny established that the entrepreneur would set minimum prices at which its products were to be sold

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Polish Competition Authority, The Polish Competition Authority fines manufacturer of musical equipment for resale price maintenance (Yamaha Music Europe), 10 November 2020, e-Competitions November 2020, Art. N° 98073

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