BSkyB Gets More Time To Appeal ITV Ruling

Law360, New York (January 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.K. Competition Appeal Tribunal has extended the deadline for British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc to file an appeal of a recent U.K. Competition Commission ruling on its contentious stake in ITV Plc, allowing the broadcaster to wait for a ruling from another lawmaker later this month.

In an order published Friday by the CAT, Tribunal president Gerald Barling called BSkyB’s situation “exceptional,” and approved the company’s application for an extension of its appeal deadline until after Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform...
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