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Civil Litigation

May 29, 2024

StubHub faces $16M verdict over failure to pay partner

The plaintiff's attorneys made the case "a story about revealing corporate greed and power-hungry executives trying to make their budgets," according to the lead counsel.

A Los Angeles jury delivered a $16 million verdict against StubHub Inc. in a lawsuit claiming the ticketing giant failed to pay fees to partner vendor Spotlight for tickets sold through a partnership with American Express. The verdict held that StubHub intended to disrupt the partnership between American Express and Spotlight, which was founded by former employees of the company.

The jury delivered the $16.4 million special verdict late on Friday, according to a news release from H...

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