Creative Scotland faces abuse of dominant position anti-competitive behaviour claim after underwriting £0.31m publisher loss

In a case set to shake up Scotland’s commercial trade book publishing market, Strident has filed a damages claim against Scotland’s main arts funder, Creative Scotland (CS), accusing it of breaching the Competition Act 1998 (CA98) by abusing its dominant position. The claim before the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) alleges that CS has breached the…