The Belgian Competition Council abolishes remedies imposed in a previous merger between the two major cinema operators in Belgium (Kinepolis)

The operation The Belgian Competition Council abolishes the conditions imposed by its decision of 17 November 1997 (97-C/C-25) on the activities Kinepolis Groep and Kinepolis Filmdistributie, created by the merger of Groep Bert and Groep Claeys The markets The relevant markets have been defined by the Competition Council as the market for the showing of movies in cinemas, the geographic scope of which can be left open. Remedy 1: The obligation not to obtain exclusivity from film distributors vis a vis other cinema owners At the request of Kinepolis Groep and Kinepolis Filmdistributie, the Council abolishes the condition not to obtain exclusivity from film distributors vis a vis other

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Ninette Dodoo, The Belgian Competition Council abolishes remedies imposed in a previous merger between the two major cinema operators in Belgium (Kinepolis), 16 April 2007, e-Competitions Bulletin April 2007, Art. N° 21314

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