The French Competition Authority issues an opinion on the marketing of sporting events broadcasting rights

Press Release published on the official website of the French Competition Authority.

Marketing of sporting events broadcasting rights: The Conseil is not in favour of a five year extension of rights purchasing contracts.* Following a malfunction in the operating of the take over bid for the acquisition of broadcasting rights for France 2002 football championship, which led to a suspension in the allocation of rights by the Conseil de la concurrence (decision 03-MC-01 of 23 January 2003 TPS vs. Canal Plus ), both law and regulation intended to set rules relative to the allocating procedure conditions according to the law of 1 August 2003 and the decree of 15 July 2004, taken after the

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority issues an opinion on the marketing of sporting events broadcasting rights, 25 July 2007, e-Competitions July 2007, Art. N° 60591

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