ALERTS: UNFAIR COMMERCIAL PRACTICES - FRANCE - CARTELS - AUDIOVISUAL - FILM RIGHTS

No ground to refer: The French Competition Authority dismisses a claim in a case of contractual practices of DTT’s historical free channels for the acquisition of film rights (Canal Plus, C8, CStar / TF1, France Télévisions, Métropole Télévision)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 28 May 2019, the Competition Authority issued Decision No. 19-D-10 of 27 May 2019relating to practices implemented in the sector of the acquisition of rights relating to original French-language cinematographic works known as "de catalogue", under the terms of which it considers, on the basis of the information available to it, that the conditions for a prohibition under the agreements are not met and, therefore, that there is no need to continue the procedure, pursuant to the provisions of Article L. 464-6 of the Commercial Code. In this case, Groupe Canal Plus (GCP) and its affiliated DTT free channels C8 and CStar

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Alain Ronzano, No ground to refer: The French Competition Authority dismisses a claim in a case of contractual practices of DTT’s historical free channels for the acquisition of film rights (Canal Plus, C8, CStar / TF1, France Télévisions, Métropole Télévision), 27 May 2019, Concurrences N° 3-2019, Art. N° 90730, www.concurrences.com

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