Monthly Archives: May 2015

Online hotel reservations and “MFN” clauses: can online platforms demand the best offer?

Most-Favoured-Nation (MFN) clauses have come under scrutiny from EU competition authorities in relation to the online hotel booking industry. The Bundeskartellamt, as well as the competition authorities of France, Austria, Hungary, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Sweden, Ireland, Australia and the United States, have investigated or are in the process of …

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Online hotel reservations and MFN clauses: can online platforms demand the best deal?

Most Favored Nation (MFN) clauses have been the subject of close scrutiny by EU competition authorities in the online hotel reservation industry. The Bundeskartellamt, as well as the competition authorities of France, Austria, Hungary, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Sweden, Ireland, Australia and the United States, have investigated or are currently investigating …

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