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Italy's Agcom refers decision on Vivendi's Mediaset stake to Lazio court

Thursday 24 September 2020 | 13:56 CET | News
Italy's communication regulator Agcom confirmed that it intends to refer a decision on the restrictions it imposed on France's Vivendi back in 2018 to the Regional Administrative Court of Lazio, the main Italian administrative court of first instance. Agcom pledged to review its decision to curb Vivendi's stake in broadcaster Mediaset after the EU court of justice ruled that the Italian watchdog's restrictions infringed the bloc's regulations. The administrative court "is responsible for implementing the judgment of the EU Court of Justice," said Agcom in a statement.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Agcom / Mediaset / Vivendi
Countries: Italy
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