Injunctions: The French Competition Authority uses injunctions to regulate a merger in the TV sector (Vivendi et Canal Plus/TPS et Canal Satellite)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Press release of 23 July 2012 On July 23, 2012, the Competition Authority will present at a press conference the two expected decisions - which President Lasserre has repeatedly described as "structuring" - concerning, on the one hand, the acquisition of TPS and CanalSatellite by Vivendi Universal and Canal Plus and, on the other hand, the acquisition by Vivendi and Canal Plus Group of Direct 8, Direct Star, Direct Productions, Direct Digital and Bolloré Intermédia. It should be noted from the outset that, although, as was to be expected, the proceedings involved injunctions to restoring sufficient competition in pay-TV markets as the first operation

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