Topic: Digital markets

China to block Tencent’s merger of video game streaming sites

China’s competition authority will reportedly block Tencent’s proposal to merge the country’s two largest video game streaming sites.

06 July 2021

Dutch enforcer ends payment apps probe over legal barriers

The Dutch antitrust watchdog has closed an investigation into payment applications on smartphones, lamenting that it is unable to remedy its competition concerns under EU regulation.

05 July 2021

Spain probes Amazon and Apple over online marketplace restrictions

Spain’s antitrust enforcer is investigating Amazon and Apple for allegedly agreeing on various commercial restrictions affecting both retailers and advertisers on Amazon’s online marketplace.

02 July 2021

Judge Mehta: Google must produce employee performance reviews for DOJ

Google will be required to share with the Department of Justice personnel performance reviews, records the government claims may capture a candid picture of the company’s desire for market dominance.

30 June 2021

WATCH: GCR Connect: Germany

GCR Connect: Germany took place on 20 May. A full recording is now available to watch.

30 June 2021

Judge dismisses Facebook complaints brought by FTC and states

A federal judge has dismissed a pair of lawsuits brought by the Federal Trade Commission and various state enforcers accusing Facebook of illegally monopolising the market for personal social networks.

29 June 2021

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