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  1. Vivendi, Lagardere in $2.2 Billion Legal Dispute Over 2007 Canal+ Deal

    3:43 am 2/13/2013

    The two French media companies are contesting claims over the cash management of their French pay TV joint venture.Read more

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  2. 'The Artist' Star Jean Dujardin to Return to French TV in Sketch Comedy

    8:56 am 1/17/2013

    "The Landing" will debut on pay TV channel Canal Plus and feature stars like Marion Cotillard.Read more

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  3. Independent Music Companies Cry Foul Amid Planned Sony-BMG Bid for Parlophone Label

    4:03 am 1/11/2013

    They argue the industry giants shouldn't be allowed to acquire the former EMI label that releases music from the likes of Coldplay.Read more

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  4. France's Vivendi to Appeal $1 Billion U.S. Ruling in Liberty Media Case

    4:24 am 1/10/2013

    An analyst estimates that a judge's decision in the long-running litigation could boost the legal bill by about $260 million.Read more

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  5. Vivendi Content Strategy, Asset Sales Decisions to Come Into Focus in 2013

    6:35 am 1/4/2013

    The owner of Universal Music and Canal Plus is expected to focus on growing its content businesses and decide whether to sell some telecom holdings.Read more

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  6. Sky Deutschland Leads Year's European Entertainment Stock Gainers

    8:46 am 12/31/2012

    U.K. TV giant ITV and German broadcaster ProSieben also gain, while Italy's Mediaset saw its stock decline in 2012. Read more

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  7. Universal Music-Led Suppliers Liable for Up to $242 Million If HMV Goes Under (Report)

    1:54 am 12/27/2012

    UPDATED: Labels and studios have provided an estimated $65 million in financial support to the entertainment retailer, which faces a liquidity crunch.Read more

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  8. Vivendi Stock Rises After Earnings Outperform

    3:30 am 11/14/2012

    Analysts laud the company for buying itself more time to evaluate its strategy and possible asset sales, including sales of labels it purchased in its recent EMI deal.Read more

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  9. Vivendi Third-Quarter Financials Decline

    8:34 am 11/13/2012

    The French conglomerate, which owns Universal Music, a majority stake in Activision Blizzard, Canal+ and telecom assets, has been reviewing asset sales.Read more

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  10. Universal Music Completes $1.9 Billion EMI Recorded Music Acquisition

    4:46 am 9/28/2012

    "This is a next step towards ensuring the health of our industry,” says UMG chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge.Read more

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