is of course the highest Court in the English Legal System. This week has seen a nice example of the ECJ creating a precedent that will change matters across the continent. I’m talking, of course, about the ruling on satellite broadcasting of Premier League football brought by a Portsmouth landlady. Although the impact of the case is likely to be limited to permitting the private use of foreign broadcasts, the ruling will pose challenges to the Premier League’s ability to negotiate TV deals within individual EU states on the basis of exclusivity. A good example of the ECJ’s influence in areas such as competition law. See below for a video clip!

Football ruling shakes up broadcasting by CNN_International

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