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New Directive On Copyright In Radio And Television Programmes
On 15 April 2019, the Council of the European Union approved a Directive on the exercise of copyright and related rights applicable to certain online transmissions by broadcasting organisations and retransmissions of television ...
European Union
11 Jul 2019
Belgian Competition Authority Imposes Interim Measures On Television Broadcasting Network Operator
The Competition College of the BCA decided that VRT had not demonstrated that the conditions to impose interim measures were met.
15 Apr 2019
Court Of Justice Of European Union Holds That Multimedia Players Integrating Hyperlinks To Movies Infringe Copyright
The Referring Court stayed the proceedings and referred two questions for a preliminary ruling to the ECJ.
European Union
24 May 2017
Copyright And Communication To Public In Hotel Rooms
According to Rundfunk, Edelweiss must thus pay the appropriate fees to obtain authorisation from the right holders.
European Union
13 Feb 2017
European Commission Accepts Commitments On Geo-Blocking Practices Relating To Audio-Visual Content
On 26 July 2016, the Commission made legally binding the commitments offered by Paramount Pictures as it considered that they adequately addressed its concerns regarding specific contractual clauses restricting passive sales.
European Union
7 Sep 2016
Belgian Competition Authority Adopts Provisional Measures Involving Television Rights In Superprestige Cyclocross Competition
On 5 November 2015, the Competition College of the Belgian Competition Authority ("BCA") adopted provisional measures involving television broadcasting rights in the Superprestige Cyclocross Competition...
11 Jan 2016
Who Communicates Copyrighted Work: Broadcaster Or Distributor?
SABAM considered that SBS makes an act of communication to the public and, as such, is responsible to secure a licence from (and pay the relevant licence fee to) right holders.
21 Dec 2015
ECJ: Live Broadcasts Not Amount To Making Available; National Laws May Give Broader Protection To Broadcasters
The "making available to the public" right forms part of the broader concept of "communication to the public".
European Union
15 Apr 2015
Belgian Competition Authority Dismisses Complaint Against Major American Film Studios On Virtual Print Fee
The Majors had decided to contribute financially to the digitisation of European cinemas through specific agreements with intermediaries.
5 Feb 2015
Antwerp Commercial Court Issues Injunction Closing Down Collaborative Video Recorder Provider Bhaalu
The procedure had been brought by three Flemish television broadcasters: NV Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroeporganisatie, NV Medialaan and NV SBS Belgium.
16 Dec 2014
Advocate - General Issues Opinion On Compensation For Sports Extracts In News Reports
On 12 June 2012, Advocate-General Yves Bot rendered his Opinion in the case of Sky Österreich GmbH v Österreichischer Rundfunk.
European Union
4 Jul 2012
Hotels Making Music Available In Their Rooms Pay Equitable Remuneration, Dentists Playing Music In Their Private Practice Do Not
The Court of Justice of the European Union (the "ECJ") handed down two separate rulings on 15 March 2012 (Cases C-135/10 and C-162/10) holding that hotels making available music in their rooms are obliged to pay equitable remuneration, whilst dentists playing music in their private practice are under no such obligation.
European Union
11 Apr 2012
European Court Of Justice Finds Absolute Territorial Exclusivity In Broadcasting Of Premier League Matches Contrary To TFEU
On 4 October 2011, the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") gave judgment in joined cases C-403/08 Football Association Premier League Ltd, NetMed Hellas SA, Multichoice Hellas SA v QC Leisure, David Richardson, AV Station plc, Malcolm Chamberlain, Michael Madden, SR Leisure Ltd, Philip George Charles Houghton and Derek Owen and C-429/08 Karen Murphy v Media Protection Services Ltd (the "Judgment").
European Union
30 Nov 2011
European Court Of Justice Declines Jurisdiction To Rule On Preliminary Reference From A National TV Regulator
On 22 December 2010, the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") declined jurisdiction to answer a question for a preliminary ruling referred by the Licensing and Control Authority (Collège d’autorisation et de contrôle) of the Belgian French-speaking Broadcasting Authority (Conseil supérieur de l’audiovisuel).
17 Jan 2011
Merger Control - Member State Level
In a decision of 29 November 2010, the Belgian Competition Council amended a condition that was imposed in 2003 on cable network operator Telenet’s acquisition of pay-TV provider Canal+.
11 Jan 2011
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