The EU Commission imposes interim measures on a major supplier of integrated circuits for communications devices to prevent damage to competition in the TV set-top boxes and modems market (Broadcom)

On 16 October 2019, for the first time in 18 years, the European Commission ("Commission") imposed interim measures on Broadcom - a major supplier of integrated circuits for communications devices - in order to prevent "serious and irreparable damage" to competition from occurring in certain markets for systems-on-a-chip for TV set-top boxes and modems. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW - KEY TAKEAWAYS The Commission had not adopted interim measures in 18 years. Interim measures are subject to strict legal conditions under Article 8 of

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Denis Waelbroeck, Donald Slater, The EU Commission imposes interim measures on a major supplier of integrated circuits for communications devices to prevent damage to competition in the TV set-top boxes and modems market (Broadcom), 16 October 2019, e-Competitions Interim measures, Art. N° 95683

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