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Vivendi preparing Dutch and Spanish legal action against Mediaset - report

Monday 23 September 2019 | 09:42 CET | News
Vivendi is set to broaden its legal challenge against broadcaster Mediaset beyond Italy's borders, according to two unnamed sources cited by Reuters. The French media giant owns around 29 percent of Mediaset and is strongly opposed to the Italian broadcaster's recently-approved plan to merge its domestic and Spanish businesses into the Netherlands-based Media for Europe (MFE) entity. Vivendi has previously vowed to "use any legal recourse in all relevant jurisdictions and countries to challenge the legality of the proposed new structure, both under national and European laws." 

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