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UK: Competition regulator to crack down on secondary ticketing websites

 |  December 3, 2017

The UK’s competition regulator has vowed to crack down on secondary ticketing websites, citing suspicions that a number of them are breaking the law by not giving customers full information about a particular event or venue.

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) on Tuesday, November 28, said that it had completed a thorough investigation into the sector, resulting in it having “widespread concerns” about the information that people are given when buying tickets second hand.

It said that it had also gathered evidence which it considers to “reveal breaches of the law.” The CMA will be raising its concerns with a number of websites and will be requiring them to take action where necessary, it said.

Full Content: NME

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