The Argentinean Supreme Court prevents the application of competition provisions of the new regulatory broadcasting framework that forces the country’s biggest media conglomerate to break up (Grupo Clarin)

Against the expectations of the government of Argentina, the Argentinean Supreme Court, agreed to the request of the biggest Argentinean media conglomerate, Grupo Clarín, and extended on 27 December 2012 an injunction which suspended the adjustment obligation established under Section 161 of the Audiovisual Communication Services Law No. 26.522 in order to guarantee media competition. Background On 10 October 2009, the Argentinean government issued Law No 26.522 on Audiovisual Communication Services, (Ley N° 26.522 de Servicios de Comunicación Audiovisual), with the objective of regulating audiovisual communication services throughout Argentina, as well as developing mechanisms aimed at the promotion, decentralisation, and

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Santiago Rossi, The Argentinean Supreme Court prevents the application of competition provisions of the new regulatory broadcasting framework that forces the country’s biggest media conglomerate to break up (Grupo Clarin), 15 January 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin January 2013, Art. N° 50882

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