Topic: Digital markets

Germany: FCO at the forefront in the digital era

Featured in Europe, Middle East and Africa Antitrust Review 2023

24 June 2022

Germany: how the FCO is taking on the world

Featured in Europe, Middle East and Africa Antitrust Review 2023

24 June 2022

GCR Live: Law Leaders Asia-Pacific returns to Singapore

The heads of competition authorities in Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei are set to speak at GCR Live: Law Leaders Asia-Pacific in August.

22 June 2022

France accepts Google commitments to end publisher payments case

France’s Competition Authority has closed its probe into Google’s allegedly abusive refusal to fairly compensate publishers after the company offered a comprehensive framework for negotiating payments and gave up its right to appeal against a €500 million penalty.

21 June 2022

App developers score $100 million from Apple

Apple has won court approval for its first settlement in the antitrust litigation challenging its App Store rules, promising to pay the class of application developers $100 million while committing to structural changes to make it easier for them to compete.

17 June 2022

CMA using data science to screen evidence

The director of data science at the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has said work conducted by his unit now means the agency can more efficiently vet evidence submitted by parties in antitrust investigations.

16 June 2022

France accepts Meta’s online advertising commitments

France’s Competition Authority has closed an abuse of dominance probe into Meta after the social media company promised to offer online advertising companies access to its business partnership programme based on objective and transparent criteria.

16 June 2022

Give data scientists top roles at antitrust agencies, Coscelli says

The outgoing head of the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has said that technology experts such as data scientists or behavioural economists should be promoted to the most senior roles at antitrust agencies.

15 June 2022

Guersent: EU considering new chief tech officer role to assist antitrust cases

The European Commission is exploring appointing a chief technology officer to work on antitrust cases, the agency’s director-general for competition has said.

15 June 2022

General Court overturns €997 million Qualcomm fine

The European Commission made manifest procedural errors and improperly assessed potential anticompetitive effects in its decision to fine Qualcomm €997 million for allegedly illegal exclusivity rebates, the EU’s General Court has ruled.

15 June 2022

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