CASE COMMENTS: PROCEDURES – MERGER CONTROL – INTERIM RELIEF

Merger control – Interim relief: The President of the General Court denies suspension of the new decision validating the appointment of a new trustee in the Editions Odile Jacob case (Odile Jacob)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. (See also, supra, "Concentrations" column, obs. D. Berlin) Trib. UE (ord. prés.), 24 November 2011, Édition Jacob v. Commission, aff. T-471/11 R Lagardère's acquisition of Vivendi Universal's publishing assets has for almost eight years been the subject of a dispute between Editions Odile Jacob and the Commission over the terms and conditions of the transaction, under which it was Wendel Investissement - and not Editions Odile Jacob - which was able to acquire the Vivendi assets which Lagardère was to dispose of. Although the Commission has not succeeded in obtaining the annulment of the decision on the compatibility of the Lagardère/Vivendi operation (Trib.

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Pascal Cardonnel, Merger control – Interim relief: The President of the General Court denies suspension of the new decision validating the appointment of a new trustee in the Editions Odile Jacob case (Odile Jacob), 16 February 2012, Concurrences N° 1-2012, Art. N° 42306, pp. 186-187

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