Lexology PRO | European Union, Portugal, United Kingdom | 21 Nov 2023
Sony has failed to stop a £5 billion opt-out damages claim brought on behalf of nine million consumers, although the UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal has ordered the class representative to amend the defined class.
Lexology PRO | European Union | 13 Sep 2023
Microsoft and Activision’s reworked UK deal is being assessed by the European Commission, which is seeking input on whether the proposals could impact commitments it previously accepted.
SS Rana & Co | India | 25 Aug 2023
In the ever-evolving landscape of the media and entertainment industry, mergers and acquisitions are no strangers to controversy and complexity. The…
Lexology PRO | Portugal | 8 Aug 2023
Sony will have to fight off another proposed class action claim after a Portuguese consumer rights group filed an opt-out lawsuit alleging it overcharges customers for PlayStation games.
RPC | Global, United Kingdom | 28 Jun 2023
In a fortnight which saw the starts of both the Men's and Women's Ashes series, as well as the publication of the long awaited and very critical…
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, European Union, etc. | 20 Jun 2023
New Zealand’s Commerce Commission has raised concerns that Microsoft’s $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard could lead to foreclosure in the cloud gaming market, as the companies continue to fight parallel merger challenges in the UK and US.
TT&A | India | 23 Feb 2023
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) recently conditionally approved the proposed merger of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited and Sony Group Corporation in India. To address the initial concerns of the CCI, the parties successfully offered voluntary divestments, resulting in a phase one clearance of the proposed transaction.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Canada, European Union, etc. | 21 Feb 2023
Merger notification thresholds increase in the US and Canada, Meta’s acquisition of VR company Within goes ahead, and India sets out a timeframe for a Digital Competition Act – plus other key updates.
RK Dewan & Co | India | 12 Jul 2022
Culver Max Entertainment Private Limited ('Culver Max') doing business as Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd., is an Indian media conglomerate…
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 19 Oct 2021
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has announced plans to study the country’s music streaming market, although it is yet to finalise the exact scope of its review.