CASE COMMENTS: PROCEDURES – EUROPEAN UNION – COMMITMENTS – THIRD PARTY RIGHTS – FREEDOM TO CONTRACT

Commitments: The General Advocate Pitruzzella suggests to the Court of Justice of the European Union to rules that the European Commission shall take into account third parties’ rights when commitments rendered legally binding implies the termination of contracts involving third parties (Canal +)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In this case, the applicant contests the Commission's decision making binding commitments offered to it by a multinational producer of audiovisual content in order to meet competition concerns arising from contractual clauses guaranteeing it and a television broadcaster a licence of absolute territorial exclusivity in the United Kingdom and Ireland market. The applicant was not a party to the proceedings and intervened only at a second stage, when the multinational in question notified it of the undertakings given to it before the Commission and of its intention to terminate the contractual clauses conferring on it absolute territorial exclusivity on the

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Alexandre Lacresse, Commitments: The General Advocate Pitruzzella suggests to the Court of Justice of the European Union to rules that the European Commission shall take into account third parties’ rights when commitments rendered legally binding implies the termination of contracts involving third parties (Canal +), 7 May 2020, Concurrences N° 3-2020, Art. N° 96329, pp. 150-151

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