THE COMMISSION FILES STATEMENT OF OBJECTIONS IN THE PAY-TV SERVICES PROCEEDINGS AGAINST SKY UK AND US FILM STUDIOS

On 23 July, the European Commission has filed a formal Statement of Objections against Sky UK and six major US film studios (Disney, NBCUniversal, Paramount Pictures, Sony, Twentieth Century Fox, Warner Bros), having preliminarily determined that their bilateral licensing agreements containing clauses that inhibit access to pay-TV services for consumers located outside the UK and…