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Clearance: The French Competition Authority modifies the framework of measures previously imposed on tin the on two major actors of the television industry in the context of the acquisition of company offering subscription television packages via satellite (Vivendi/GCP/TPS)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On June 22, 2017, the French Competition Authority (Autorité de la concurrence) published the main changes it had granted, five years later, with respect to the injunctions imposed in 2012 on Vivendi and Canal Plus Group (GCP) in connection with the acquisition of the pay-TV channel TPS, following the well-known events, and the commitments made by GCP at the time of the acquisition of the two free television channels Direct 8 and Direct Star. It should be noted that the new system is adopted in both cases, no longer for five years but for thirty months, until 31 December 2019, due to the accelerated development of the pay-TV and free TV sectors. The two

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Alain Ronzano, Clearance: The French Competition Authority modifies the framework of measures previously imposed on tin the on two major actors of the television industry in the context of the acquisition of company offering subscription television packages via satellite (Vivendi/GCP/TPS), 22 June 2017, Concurrences N° 3-2017, Art. N° 84732, www.concurrences.com

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