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Introduction

Regulators and lawmakers are starting to turn their attention to long-standing abuses in the ticketing business.

Highlights

  • New rules and legislation have already been introduced or are in the pipeline in a number of countries, but all participants in the live music sector have the duty to do more to better protect consumers.

Features and Benefits

  • Examines moves in the live sector to tighten up the ticketing process.
  • Explains what moves have been made to improve ticketing and which companies should take the lead to improve the sector.

Key questions answered

  • What are the current problems in the ticketing sector at the moment?
  • What should companies do to improve ticketing?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Live Nation and Ticketmaster under regulator spotlight
  • Tackling exploitative ticketing practices
  • Transparency on pricing and the added extras

Appendix

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