After Rival Fan Fiasco, FC Barcelona Strips Ticket Transfer Rights
FC Barcelona reacted to the embarrassing sight of a stadium full of opposing fans by stripping ticket resale and transfer rights from its supporters for high-profile matches in the future. The team took the action after a reported 30,000 supporters of Eintracht Frankfurt made it to Camp Nou via... Read more
Survey: Floridians Overwhelmingly Support Ticket Transfer Reform Bill
Florida residents overwhelmingly support legislation aimed at requiring consumer choice from ticket sellers related to restrictive mobile-only ticketing systems. A survey of 500 Floridians showed that eight in ten support a law that would require companies offer tickets in a freely transferable format. There are two bills progressing through... Read more
Georgia Legislation Proposes Consumer-Friendly Ticket Transfer Reform
Georgia is among the states looking to put consumer-friendly ticket resale reform into law this year, with Senate Bill 495 introduced earlier this month. The bill is similar to legislation under consideration in Florida, in that it introduces a requirement for consumer choice in the format that a ticket... Read more
Consumer-Friendly Ticket Transfer Bill Advanced in Florida House
A bill under consideration in the Florida legislature regarding consumer rights to tickets they’ve purchased took another positive step this week, advancing through the House Regulatory Reform Subcommittee. The bill, HB 969, requires ticket sales platforms to offer consumers a choice in the format they receive their tickets beyond... Read more
Consumer-Friendly Ticket Transfer Bill Advances in Florida Legislature
A bill requiring ticket sales platforms to offer consumer freedom on tickets they purchase unanimously passed out of committee in the Florida legislature Monday. The bill, SB 1316, was unanimously approved by the Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee in a 9-0 vote. it will next be considered by the... Read more