0
Video

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." 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

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

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Vivendi files Italian court action against Mediaset merger plan

Published 16 Oct 2019 09:12 CET | Italy
Vivendi has filed a court action in Italy requesting the suspension of Mediaset's plans to merge its Italian and Spanish units ...

Spanish court suspends Mediaset's pan-European plan

Published 11 Oct 2019 15:04 CET | Spain
A Madrid commercial court has temporarily suspended Italian broadcaster Mediaset's plan to merge its domestic and Spanish ...

Vivendi files Spanish and Dutch court actions against Mediaset merger

Published 24 Sep 2019 10:15 CET | Italy
Vivendi has filed court actions in Spain and the Netherlands against Mediaset's plans to merge its Italian and Spanish units into ...

'Vivendi procedeert tegen Mediaset in Nederland en Spanje'

Published 23 Sep 2019 10:31 CET | Italy
Vivendi is bezig met nieuwe juridische stappen tegen omroep Mediaset over de grenzen van Italië heen, meldt Reuters via twee niet ...

Mediaset inks deal to sell 355 mln shares of new MFE holding

Published 20 Sep 2019 09:51 CET | Italy
Italian broadcaster Mediaset announced an agreement to sell up to 355 million shares of its newly-created Media for Europe (MFE) ...

Mediaset to acquire up to EUR 50 mln of Mediaset Spain shares, rejects Vivendi legal claims

Published 05 Sep 2019 09:56 CET | Spain
The board of Italian broadcaster Mediaset has approved the acquisition of Mediaset Spain shares worth up to EUR 50 million to ...

Mediaset shareholders approve European merger plan, Vivendi to launch court action

Published 04 Sep 2019 15:45 CET | Italy
Italian broadcaster Mediaset announced that its shareholders approved the company's plan to set up a pan-European media group ...

Mediaset looks to organise broadcasters into European streaming service

Published 15 Jul 2019 13:37 CET | Europe
Italian broadcaster Mediaset is setting up a new company based in Amsterdam called Media for Europe that is expected to lead the ...

Vivendi slams Mediaset's Dutch holding company plan

Published 11 Jul 2019 09:31 CET | Italy
French media giant Vivendi has strongly criticised a move by Italian broadcaster Mediaset to create a new Netherlands-based TV ...

Vivendi asks Mediaset to revoke new loyalty share scheme

Published 03 Jul 2019 09:26 CET | Italy
Italian broadcaster Mediaset announced that it has received a request from hostile shareholder Vivendi to call a new ...

Mediaset may exclude Vivendi from voting at new Dutch holding company

Published 20 Jun 2019 09:54 CET | Italy
Mediaset may exclude hostile shareholder Vivendi from voting at the shareholder meetings of a new Netherlands-based TV company ...

Mediaset to merge Italy and Spain units into Netherlands-based holding company

Published 10 Jun 2019 09:09 CET | Italy
Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset has announced the creation of a new Netherlands-based holding company and confirmed its ...

Vivendi threatens to challenge Mediaset's decision to refuse voting rights

Published 19 Apr 2019 09:17 CET | Italy
The board of directors of Mediaset approved a resolution on 18 April opposing the request by Vivendi and the Simon Fiduciaria ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

17 Oct Elisa Q3 2019
17 Oct Ericsson Q3 2019, Investors day
17 Oct Telia Q3 2019
17 Oct Central European Media Q3 2019
17 Oct Tele2 Q3 2019
18 Oct Digi Q3 2019
21 Oct Logitech fiscal Q2
21 Oct Brand Marketing and Digital Summit
22 Oct DNA Q3 2019
22 Oct Grameenphone Q3 2019
22 Oct Calix Q3 2019
22 Oct Snap Q3 2019
22 Oct MWC Los Angeles 2019
23 Oct AT&T Q3 2019
23 Oct Rogers Communications Q3 2019
23 Oct Telenor Q3 2019
23 Oct Microsoft fiscal Q1
23 Oct Millicom Q3 2019
23 Oct Netgear Q3 2019
23 Oct Annual Customer Service Summit
24 Oct Nokia Q3 2019
24 Oct Comcast Q3 2019
24 Oct Juniper Networks Q3 2019
24 Oct Maxlinear Q3 2019
24 Oct Verisign Q3 2019
24 Oct STMicroelectronics Q3 2019
24 Oct HKBN fiscal FY
24 Oct Nordic Entertainment Q3 2019
24 Oct Amazon Q3 2019
24 Oct Televisa Q3 2019
::: More Calendar Items