The French Competition Authority rejects a request for interim measures on the movie theater market (UGCC)

Request for interim measures submitted by four film theatre operators* In a decision dated 25th July 2000, the Conseil de la concurrence examined the request for interim measures submitted by four film theatre operators : Cinevog, les Cinq Parnassiens, Studio du Dragon and MK2, concerning the “UGC Illimité” subscription card. These operators had submitted a complaint to the Conseil, because they considered that the package offered by UGC constituted an abuse of a dominant position or an excessively low price practice, and as a result led to competing companies, who were unable to respond with similar offers, being excluded from the Parisian market. They highlighted the fact that the practice was particularly detrimental to independent Parisian experimental and art

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority rejects a request for interim measures on the movie theater market (UGCC), 25 July 2000, e-Competitions Interim measures, Art. N° 63120

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