The EU General Court annuls a Commission’s conditional merger clearance in the audiovisual sector (Liberty Global / Ziggo)

On 26 October 2017, the General Court annulled the European Commission’s conditional merger clearance decision in Liberty Global/Ziggo. The Commission had approved the acquisition of Ziggo by Dutch rival cable TV operator Liberty Global in 2014, subject to extensive conditions including the divestiture of a pay TV lm channel and commitments not to impede

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  • Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

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Porter Elliott, The EU General Court annuls a Commission’s conditional merger clearance in the audiovisual sector (Liberty Global / Ziggo), 26 October 2017, e-Competitions Bulletin October 2017, Art. N° 85296

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