The Argentinean Supreme Court declares media law constitutional (Grupo Clarín)

In 2009, the Argentine Congress passed Law 26522 (“Media Law”), which regulates different aspects of the media. Inter alia, the Media Law includes severe restrictions on the amount of cable and open television licenses that a firm can hold, on the total market share of any single media corporation, and on vertical integration. This law forces firms whose assets surpass the legal thresholds to transfer the corresponding licenses in order to meet the new restrictions. The Media Law must be analyzed in the context of the fight between the Government and the Clarín Group, the largest media conglomerate in the country, which

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Lucas Sebastian Grosman, The Argentinean Supreme Court declares media law constitutional (Grupo Clarín), 29 October 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin October 2013, Art. N° 59391

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