FCC Updates Foreign Ownership Compliance Policies for Broadcast Companies

October 3, 2016

At the FCC’s open meeting last week, the Commission adopted new policies for assessing and computing foreign ownership of broadcast companies – particularly such ownership in public companies. The Commission’s Report and Order on this matter is dense reading, dealing with how companies assess compliance with the rules which limit foreign ownership to 20% of a broadcast licensee and 25% of a holding company unless there is a finding by the FCC that the public interest is not harmed by a greater foreign ownership interest.

Read more at: http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/2016/10/articles/fcc-updates-foreign-ownership-compliance-policies-for-broadcast-companies/


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