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M.6458 UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP   / EMI MUSIC  

Notification on: 17.02.2012
Provisional deadline:
Commitments submitted in N/2 on 27.07.2012
Deadline extended by 20 working days under article 10(3)2 on 29.03.2012
Prior publication in Official Journal: C53 Of 23.02.2012
Concerns economic activity (NACE): J.59.2 - Sound recording and music publishing activities
Regulation: Council Regulation 139/2004
Decision(s): 21.09.2012: Art. 8(2) with conditions & obligations
                  C220 Of 01.08.2013
                  Press Release: IP/12/999
                  en published on 28.01.2013
                  en published on 23.07.2013

19.06.2012: Art. 18 (Statement of Objections)

23.03.2012: Art. 6(1)(c)
                  C93 Of 30.03.2012
                  Press Release: IP/12/311

Relation with other case(s): M.6459
M.6884
Other case related information(s): Section 1.2 of Form CO:
    en (27.02.2012) published on 28.02.2012

Trustee details:
    en (02.10.2012) published on 03.10.2012

Final report of the Hearing Officer:
    en (24.07.2013) published on 26.07.2013

Opinion of the Advisory Committee:
    en (24.07.2013) published on 26.07.2013
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