Work Area: Private Antitrust Litigation

Apple compensation claim joins queue of UK collective actions

A UK academic represented by Hausfeld is seeking up to £1.5 billion from Apple on behalf of 19.6 million consumers that allegedly overpaid for their applications due to Apple’s App Store rules and the commission it charges.

11 May 2021

Epic expert: Apple’s profit margins show market power

The high and persistent profit margins Apple collects from its App Store are evidence of substantial market power over iOS app distribution and payments, an economic expert hired by Epic Games has testified.

11 May 2021

ACCC seeks to intervene in Epic/Apple fight

Australia’s competition watchdog has sought permission to weigh in during Epic Games’ appeal against a decision by the country’s Federal Court to stay its monopolisation lawsuit against Apple.

10 May 2021

Apple pushes back on criticism of app review process

Apple’s marketing manager has said he takes offence to Epic Games’ claim that the company’s app review process is a sham designed to protect Apple’s monopoly.

10 May 2021

Newcastle United owner takes fans’ antitrust complaint to the CAT

The owner of Newcastle United Football Club has filed a standalone damages claim to the UK’s specialist competition tribunal, alleging that the English Premier League’s review into the club’s proposed takeover by a Saudi Arabian-led consortium breached competition rules.

07 May 2021

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