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FTC Investigates Alleged Unfair Business Practices of Multiplex Theaters

FTC Investigates Alleged Unfair Business Practices of Multiplex Theaters

SEJONG, June 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s antitrust watchdog said Thursday that it has started a probe to determine if local multiplex theaters engage in unfair trade practices that hurt consumers. The Fair Trade Commission (FTC) said it is trying to determine if CJ CGV, Lotte Cinema and Megabox forced customers to view extended advertisements and made [...]

Culture Ministry to Mandate Movie Distributors to Disclose Data on Screen Numbers

Culture Ministry to Mandate Movie Distributors to Disclose Data on Screen Numbers

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism has decided not to extend subsidies to large film distributors such as CJ E&M and Lotte Entertainment for their Korean-made movies. It was a follow-up measure after the Fair Trade Commission announced on December 22 that it would impose fines of 5.5 billion won (3.2 billion won [...]