CASE COMMENT: COLLUSIVE PRACTICES - RESTRICTIVE PRACTICES - ASSIGNMENT OF SPORTS’ RIGHTS - PROLONGATION

Sports TV rights: The French Competition Council pronounces a negative opinion concerning the prolongation of assignment contracts on sports TV rights (Opinion N°07-D-07)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Concordant Consensus, Opinion No. 07-A-07 of 25 July 2007 on the conditions for the exercise of competition in the marketing of sports rights The market for the commercialisation of sports rights is obviously particularly sensitive, given the French people's enthusiasm for sport, the financial stakes involved and the very structure of the market, a "paradoxical" structure according to the Competition Council. The audiovisual exploitation rights of sports competitions are transferred free of charge by the sports companies to the federations and are marketed by the latter under the conditions laid down by Decree No. 2004-699 of 15 July 2004. As summarized

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  • University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas

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Emmanuelle Claudel, Sports TV rights: The French Competition Council pronounces a negative opinion concerning the prolongation of assignment contracts on sports TV rights (Opinion N°07-D-07), 25 July 2007, Concurrences N° 4-2007, Art. N° 14374, pp. 68-70

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