The German Competition Authority decides to prohibit a hotel booking portal from continuing to apply its best price clause (HRS)

German Federal Cartel Office bans use of MFN clauses by HRS and opens new proceedings against Booking.com and Expedia* On 20 December 2013, Germany’s Federal Cartel Office (“FCO”) issued a press release concerning its decision to prohibit the hotel booking portal HRS from continuing to apply its “best price” clause (Most Favored Nation clause) and ordered the company to

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Gabriele Accardo, The German Competition Authority decides to prohibit a hotel booking portal from continuing to apply its best price clause (HRS), 20 December 2013, e-Competitions Vertical restrictions and e-commerce, Art. N° 62229

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