CASE COMMENTS : MERGERS - CONTROL – REJECT OF APPEAL

Reject of appeal: The Council of State upholds largely the decision 11-D-12 and totally the decision 12-DCC-100 of the French Competition Authority (Canal Plus)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. EC, Dec. 21, 2012, Canal Plus, No. 353856 EC, Dec. 21, 2012, Canal Plus, No. 362347 One of the qualities generally recognized at Canal Plus is its talent for producing successful series with large audiences. The interest generated by the story of its acquisition of TPS was certainly neither desired nor anticipated. It will be recalled that the first episode of this long, dramatic series was the acquisition of TPS by Canal Plus and its authorization, subject to 59 undertakings, by the then Minister of the Economy on August 30, 2006 (see J. Philippe, A. Guyon, "Authorization of the combination of the two French satellite bouquets CanaSat and TPS under

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Jean-Mathieu Cot, Alice Blanchet, Reject of appeal: The Council of State upholds largely the decision 11-D-12 and totally the decision 12-DCC-100 of the French Competition Authority (Canal Plus), May 2013, Concurrences N° 2-2013, Art. N° 52349, p. 115

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