*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Two decisions handed down on November 13, 2019 by the Conseil d'État in disputes between C8, formerly Direct 8 then D8, and the Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel (CSA) illustrate the legal consequences, in terms of the liability of regulatory authorities, of the legislative qualification of an independent public authority (API) and the simultaneous recognition of a legal personality to the authority concerned. Reminder of previous episodes It does not seem necessary to present here the television program entitled "Touche pas à mon poste" presented by Cyril Hanouna for almost ten years and broadcast today on channel C8. This early evening - and therefore
CASE COMMENTS: REGULATIONS – FRANCE - BROADCASTING – SANCTIONS – LIABILITY
Broadcasting: The French Administrative Supreme Court illustrates the legal consequences of the transformation of the regulatory authority into an independent public authority by ruling on actions launched by a television channel operator for the compensation of damages suffered because of the alleged or actual invalidity of sanctions decided by the French Audiovisual Council (C8)
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