The Swedish Market Court annuls interim order prohibiting the ice hockey league association from boycotting players from north America’s hockey league (Svenska Hockeyligan)

Sweden: The Competition Authority’s Interim Order prohibiting Hockeyligan from boycotting NHL Players annulled by Swedish Market Court* On 18 December 2012, the Swedish Market Court (the Court) has annulled the Swedish Competition Authority’s (SCA) interim order prohibiting the Swedish ice hockey league association, Svenska Hockeyligan AB (Hockeyligan), from boycotting players from North America’s National Hockey League (NHL). The Court considered that Hockeyligan’s decision to prohibit its member clubs from entering into short-term contracts with NHL players was part of a general prohibition

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European Competition Network Brief, The Swedish Market Court annuls interim order prohibiting the ice hockey league association from boycotting players from north America’s hockey league (Svenska Hockeyligan), 18 December 2012, e-Competitions Interim measures, Art. N° 51211

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