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EU court restricts member state freedom to impose "must carry" obligations on network operators

  • Jones Day
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  • Belgium, European Union
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  • March 21 2011

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that Belgian must-carry rules are incompatible with EU law, as they lack clearly defined, transparent and non-discriminatory criteria for awarding must-carry status to broadcast content

A new chapter in the battle between IP right holders and ISPs

  • NautaDutilh
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  • Belgium, European Union
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  • March 19 2010

On 28 January 2010, the Brussels Court of Appeal issued a decision in a case brought by Sabam, a copyright collecting society, against Scarlet, an Internet service provider (ISP

ECJ to rule on copyrights regarding the transmission of TV signals via satellites

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
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  • Belgium, European Union
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  • November 11 2009

The Brussels Court of Appeal referred its questions regarding copyrights related to the transmission of TV signals via satellites to the European Court of Justice

Final warning to Belgium regarding broadcasting “must-carry” rules

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • Belgium, European Union
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  • May 9 2008

The European Commission has sent a reasoned opinion to Belgium regarding its “must-carry” rules imposed on broadcasters

Commission closes investigation into financing of Flemish public service broadcaster VRT

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Belgium, European Union
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  • April 25 2008

The European Commission has closed its investigation under EC Treaty state aid rules into the financing regime for VRT, the public service broadcaster in the Flemish community of Belgium in light of formal commitments by the Belgian authorities to amend the current regime