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French broadcasting authority refuses to shift LCI, Paris Première and Planète from pay-television channels to free-to-air

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • September 4 2014

On July 29, 2014 France's broadcast regulator (CSA) rejected applications from private national French TV channels TF1 (Bouygues group), M6 (RTL

Red card for Canal exclusive Rugby rights

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • France
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  • September 4 2014

On request of the television channel BeIN Sports, the French Competition Authority ("FCA") on July 30, 2014 announced the suspension of rival

French sports rights: BeIN Sport wins lower court victory against Canal

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
  • -
  • June 26 2014

In a June 18, 2014 decision, the Commercial Court of Nanterre found that French pay-TV challenger beIN Sport had not committed unfair business

French legal and regulatory update - April 2014

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • European Union, France
  • -
  • May 1 2014

Draft law granting amnesty for acts committed in the course of social movements and trade unions' protesting activities Filed on November 28, 2012

French press group fined 3.5 million for trying to prevent competitor from entering market

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • April 10 2014

On 20th February 2014, the French Competition Authority ("FCA") fined the Amaury Group a total of 3.5 million for pursuing a strategy intended

The Amaury group, which owns the sports newspaper L’Equipe, is fined for forcing out a new competitor, Le 10 Sport

  • Dentons
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  • France
  • -
  • March 18 2014

In a February 20, 2014 decision, the French Competition Authority fined the press group Amaury, the owner of the sports newspaper L'Equipe which has

French Supreme Court: Google did not abuse dominant position

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • June 3 2013

On 16 April 2013, the French Supreme Court upheld the Paris Court of Appeals decision of 16 November 2011, thus confirming that Google did not abuse

Round-up of key developments

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain
  • -
  • October 31 2012

EU

Antitrust alert: France upholds Competition Authority’s power to withdraw merger approval

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • October 23 2012

The French Constitutional Council has declared constitutional the French Competition Authority’s power to (i) withdraw its decision authorizing a merger, for failure by the parties to comply with their commitments and (ii) has required that the parties re-notify their transaction

Use by the French Competition Authority of its power of injunction in the scope of a merger control

  • Bersay & Associes
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  • France
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  • September 27 2012

On 23 July 2012, the Authority cleared the acquisition of TPS and CanalSatellite by Vivendi Universal and Canal Plus, subject to compliance with several injunctions, considering that the commitments that had been proposed by Canal Plus group failed to guarantee sufficient competition on pay TV markets