NBCUniversal Fined €14.3 Million as European Commission Completes Trilogy of Sales Restriction Cases

    View Author February 2020
    On 30 January 2020, the European Commission (the Commission) fined NBCUniversal and other companies within the Comcast group €14.3 million for imposing anticompetitive restrictions on the sale of licensed merchandise in the European Union (EU). This was the third in a series of cases that the Commission opened following its sector inquiry into online sales, following fines imposed on Nike and Sanrio in 2019.