CASE COMMENTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES – PREMIUM SPORTS TV RIGHTS

Exclusionary practice: The French National Competition Authority dismisses a claim related to a sports TV rights action considering that these ones cannot be qualified as premium contents

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Competition Authority rejects a referral from Société Ma Chaîne Sports (hereinafter MCS), a subsidiary of Altice (SFR), and, secondarily, its application for interim measures against the allocation of the broadcasting rights to the second division of the French rugby 15-a-side championship by the Ligue Nationale de Rugby (hereinafter LNR) to Canal Plus Sports (Canal Plus Group) and Eurosport (Discovery Group). The referral is based in particular on the possibility of considering that the audiovisual rights to the French Pro D2 championship belong to the

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  • Côte d’Azur University, GREDEG (Nice)

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Frédéric Marty, Exclusionary practice: The French National Competition Authority dismisses a claim related to a sports TV rights action considering that these ones cannot be qualified as premium contents, 23 March 2016, Concurrences N° 2-2016, Art. N° 79075, pp. 112-113

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