An Italian regional administrative tribunal annuls a decision from the NCA for ineffectiveness of the undertakings imposed to address the competition concerns raised on the market for broadcasting rights of football matches (Conto TV)

The Regional Administrative Tribunal for Lazio annuls a decision from the Italian Competition Authority for the ineffectiveness of the undertakings and forces the Authority to restart the proceedings and repeat the market test on the basis of the 287/1990 and 241/1990 laws and the EU Regulation n. 1/2003. Introduction This article has the target to comment and to analyze the recent judgment (n. 10572/2010) from the Lazio Regional Administrative Tribunal, which annulled two decisions taken by the AGCM (18th November 2009 and 18th January 2010) on the bid for the assignment of the television broadcasting rights for football matches related to the Italian Serie A and National Cup. The Italian Competition Authority had started an inquiry on the supposedly abusive conduct from the Lega

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Alfonso Ricciardelli, An Italian regional administrative tribunal annuls a decision from the NCA for ineffectiveness of the undertakings imposed to address the competition concerns raised on the market for broadcasting rights of football matches (Conto TV), 10 May 2010, e-Competitions Bulletin Sport, Art. N° 31548

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