The Constitutional Council (Conseil constitutionnel), the court-like body tasked with upholding the constitutionality of legislation in France, has rejected a legal bid that sought to overturn the country’s anti-secondary ticketing law.
The decision was issued today (14 December) in response to a question prioritaire de constitutionnalité (QPC) disputing the legality of French legislation that prohibits unauthorised ticket touting. France’s law №2012-348 – passed on 12 March 2012 – allows for fines up of up to €30,000 for anyone caught reselling tickets without the permission of the event organiser or rightsholder.
The challenge was brought by two Viagogo companies, Viagogo AG and Viagogo Entertainment, and backed by eBay/StubHub-owned Ticketbis, accord
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