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Ticket-resale websites come under UK CMA scrutiny for Covid-19-driven breaches

By Simon Zekaria
  • 19 Aug 2020 11:54
  • 20 Aug 2020 03:41
Ticket-resale websites are being monitored by the UK's competition regulator for suspected consumer-law breaches related to cancellations and refunds during the Covid-19 outbreak. 
The Competition and Markets Authority outlined its approach today as it laid out extended commitments from StubHub — one of the UK's main secondary-ticketing websites — to clean up

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Simon Zekaria

Senior Correspondent

Simon Zekaria is a senior correspondent in London, covering UK regulation. Prior to joining MLex, Simon reported on business news for The Wall Street Journal, including on telecommunications, media, technology and consumer affairs. Simon was also a writer for the WSJ on diverse subjects such as Brexit, UK politics and global sport. Simon was previously a correspondent on competition issues and European politics for Thomson Reuters and Agence France-Presse in Brussels. Simon is a graduate of Edinburgh University, with Masters degrees in literature and law. A French speaker, he has studied at the Sorbonne University, Paris.

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