Turkey Opens Antitrust Probe Into Live Nation Unit

Law360, New York (August 27, 2012, 6:09 PM EDT) -- Turkey’s competition officials on Monday launched an investigation into Biletix Bilet Dagitim Basim & Ticaret AS over allegations the Live Nation Entertainment Inc. unit had agreements that restricted competition for sales of sport and music events.

The Turkish Competition Authority will investigate whether Turkey’s leading vendor for live entertainment events violated the country's Law No. 4054 on the Protection of Competition, which prohibits agreements and practices that restrict competition.

"The investigation is initiated in order to determine whether article 4 of the Act No. 4054 was...
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