Turkey’s competition authority has fined Google 93 million Turkish lira (€12.6 million) for allegedly abusing its dominant position in the market for licensable mobile operating systems by insisting that mobile device makers pre-install its search app and other software.
Israel’s Antitrust Authority has begun a review examining competition within the country’s digital economy, soliciting feedback on whether it should adapt its approach within the online market.
South Africa’s Competition Commission has launched an investigation into the Publishers’ Association of South Africa and its 91 members, to determine if they operated a price-fixing cartel dating back to the 1980s.
When a country misbehaves in the eyes of others, it may find itself on the receiving end of sanctions. Charles McConnell explores how this punishment for political actions can affect economic concentration and competition
With just over a month to go before GCR lands in Cape Town for its second African competition conference, top antitrust authority officials from a range of African jurisdictions are poised to tackle key topics and questions facing the region.
Egypt’s competition authority has appointed a new chair and nine board members, while Kuwait’s authority has named Mishal Al-Wazzan as its new executive director.
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