CASE COMMENTS: MERGER CONTROL – COMMITMENTS – AUTHORIZATION BY THE COMMISSION OF AN ASSIGNEE – DECISION CHALLENGED – CLAIM FOR SUSPENSION OF THIS DECISION – EMERGENCY (NO) – CLAIM DISMISSED

Commitments – Authorization by the commission of an assignee: The General Court dismisses a claim for interim measure as the requirement of emergency is not satisfied in the Editions Odile Jacob case (Éditions Jacob/Commission)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Trib. UE (ord. prés.), 24 November 2011, Édition Jacob v. Commission, aff. T-471/11 R New episode in the proceedings between Éditions Odile Jacob, the Commission and the Lagardère group concerning the latter's sale of certain publishing assets to the Wendel group in 2003. This divestiture took place under commitments accepted as conditions of the Commission's decision approving the operation by which the Lagardère group acquired control of the whole of Vivendi Universal Publishing SA (VUP), now Editis SA, which is active in the book publishing, distribution and broadcasting sector (Decision 2004/422/EC of 7 January 2004, Case COMP/M.2978 -

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Dominique Berlin, Commitments – Authorization by the commission of an assignee: The General Court dismisses a claim for interim measure as the requirement of emergency is not satisfied in the Editions Odile Jacob case (Éditions Jacob/Commission), 16 February 2012, Concurrences N° 1-2012, Art. N° 42286, pp. 143-145

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