CASE COMMENTS : MERGERS - PUBLISHING SECTOR

Nominee holding agreement – Ineffective grounds: The Court of Justice dismisses the appeal lodged by a competitor against the judgment of the General Court, which dismissed its action for annulment of the Commission decision clearing a concentration in the publishing sector (Odile Jacob)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CJEU (Grde Ch.) of 6 November 2012, Case C-551/10 P Éditions Odile Jacob v Commission Following the authorisation of the operation referred to in the previous point, the applicant brought an action before the Court of First Instance in July 2004 for annulment of the compatibility decision (Case T-279/04). In its judgment of 13 September 2010, the Court refused to annul the contested decision, holding, inter alia, that the Commission had not disregarded the classification and effects of a carrying agreement by which Lagardère entrusted a third party (NBP) with the carrying of the assets purchased from Vivendi, pending the Commission's decision to authorise

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Dominique Berlin, Nominee holding agreement – Ineffective grounds: The Court of Justice dismisses the appeal lodged by a competitor against the judgment of the General Court, which dismissed its action for annulment of the Commission decision clearing a concentration in the publishing sector (Odile Jacob), 6 November 2012, Concurrences N° 1-2013, Art. N° 50581, pp. 128-130

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