*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a ruling issued on September 30, 2021the Chamber 5-7 of the Paris Court of Appeal dismissed the entire appeal lodged by Molotov against decision No. 20-D-08 issued on April 30, 2020 in which the French Competition Authority rejected Molotov's referral on the merits for lack of sufficiently convincing evidence and, consequently, the request for interim measures ancillary to this referral. Molotov, a platform for the distribution of television channels and services according to a "freemium" model, claimed that TF1 and M6, following the creation with France Télévision of the competing platform Salto, had abruptly and abusively broken the agreements that
ALERTS: ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES – FRANCE – AUDIOVISUAL - PRIVATE ENFORCEMENT – DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT – PLAINT - ANTICOMPETITIVE OBJECT / EFFECT - ABUSE OF ECONOMIC DEPENDANCE - BURDEN OF PROOF
Distribution agreements: The Paris Court of Appeal confirms the rejection of a referral concerning the breach of agreements related to a content distribution platform (Molotov / M6 / TF1)
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