Focus Antitrust - 13 March 2019
In The News
European Commission accepts commitments in cross-border pay-TV services case
The European Commission has accepted commitments offered by Disney, NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros. and Sky in relation to the Commission's concerns regarding certain clauses in the studios' film licensing contracts for pay-TV with Sky UK. Click here.
European Commission opens phase 2 merger investigation into E.ON's proposed acquisition of Innogy
The European Commission has opened an in-depth phase 2 merger investigation to assess the proposed acquisition of Innogy by E.ON. The Commission has concerns that the proposed acquisition may reduce competition in retail markets for electricity and gas in several Member States. Click here
- The CMA has welcomed the report submitted by the Digital Competition Expert Panel to the government. Click here.
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