ALERTE : UNILATERAL PRACTICE - DOMINANT POSITION - COMMITMENTS - ACTION FOR DAMAGES - PRIVATE ENFORCEMENT

Action for damages: The Paris Court of appeal confirms that the subsidiaries of a major television group willfully deteriorated certain television channels offered to a local operator in La Réunion, thus violating prior commitments relating to the acquisition of a competitor (Canal Plus/Parabole Réunion/Mediacom/RTPS)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On June 3, 2016, Chamber 5-11 of the Paris Court of Appeal issued a judgment in the case of Groupe Canal plus against SA Parabole Réunion. in a case of Groupe Canal plus v. SA Parabole Réunion. The present case concerns the marketing of TPS television and radio channel packages to the Indian Ocean population. Under an agreement concluded in 1999 and various amendments to that agreement, Parabole Réunion was entrusted with the exclusive marketing of TPS's bouquet of channels on Réunion, Mauritius and its dependencies, Mayotte and Madagascar. Following the acquisition of exclusive control of TPS by Canal Plus Group, the contractual obligations of TPS towards

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Alain Ronzano, Action for damages: The Paris Court of appeal confirms that the subsidiaries of a major television group willfully deteriorated certain television channels offered to a local operator in La Réunion, thus violating prior commitments relating to the acquisition of a competitor (Canal Plus/Parabole Réunion/Mediacom/RTPS), 3 June 2016, Concurrences Nº 3-2016, Art. N° 81038, www.concurrences.com

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