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BeIN Sports seeks court protection from creditors amid Ligue 1 legal wrangling in France

Monday 2 August 2021 | 12:53 CET | News
BeIN Sports has been forced to place itself under the protection of the commercial court of Nanterre following an escalation in legal actions over Ligue 1 broadcasting rights, reports Les Echos. With this latest move, the Qatari media group should be able to buy time as French football governing body LFP seeks to enforce their disputed contract agreed in 2018. According to industry sources, BeIN Sports' strategy is to bring Canal Plus and the LFP to the negotiating table via a mediation process facilitated by an expert administrator (Helene Bourbouloux).

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