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Vivendi, Mediaset lawsuit to go ahead after mediation fails

Tuesday 27 February 2018 | 08:33 CET | News
Attempts at resolving a long-running legal dispute between Mediaset and French media giant Vivendi appear to have failed after the Italian broadcaster confirmed that a Milan judge had formally closed an attempt at mediation. Mediaset is seeking damages of EUR 3 billion from Vivendi following the French company's decision to pull out of a deal to acquire the Mediaset Premium pay-TV unit in 2016. The first hearing in the case is due to be held in the Milan court on 27 February.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Canal+ / Mediaset / Telecom Italia / TIM / Vivendi
Countries: Italy
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