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Reporter(s)

Miguel Sousa Ferro

Cogeco/Sport TV, Cogeco Communications Incorporated v Sport TV Portugal, SA and ors, Final judgment, No 5754/15.7T8LSB, OCL 293 (PT 2019), 27th August 2019, Portugal; Lisbon; District Court

From: Oxford Competition Law (http://oxcat.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 25 September 2022

Whether European Union (‘EU’) competition law was applicable to a case concerning an abuse of dominant position by a communications company.

Whether right to compensation for antitrust damages was time-barred.

At what stage the limitation period commenced in a distribution agreement regarding provision of a television channel.

Whether domestic limitation period rules violated EU law applicable to the private enforcement of competition law, in particular the principle of effectiveness.

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