Google will reportedly charge the manufacturers of smartphones sold in Europe as much as $40 for access to its app store without also including search and browser apps, as the company’s method of complying with an order by the European Commission.
Assurance scheme provider Achilles has told the UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal that the longer its application for an injunction against Network Rail goes on, the more likely it is to lose all of its customers and cease operation in the market.
Google will start charging smartphone manufacturers for access to its app store, as it looks to comply with the European Commission’s findings that it imposed anticompetitive restrictions on Android device makers.
A scholar of currency exchange, testifying on behalf of three traders accused of coordinating bids to manipulate foreign exchange rates, has said that the Department of Justice’s evidence focused on too narrow a market.
The overturning of class certification for indirect purchasers of Asacol may reshape how some class actions are formed, as a defence strategy of aggressive discovery on plaintiffs bore fruit in a successful appeal.
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom partner Ingrid Vandenborre and associate Stanislas de Villoutreys advise Aspen Pharmacare in relation to the ongoing proceeding of the European Commission that excludes Italy. In their commentary, they consider that the Aspen decision of Italy’s Competition Authority, upheld by the Regional Administrative Tribunal of Lazio’s judgment, has skipped the unfairness analysis set out by European Court of Justice in United Brands. The commentary is based on the Aspen decision and judgment as published.
Criticism of the speed of the European Commission’s Google Shopping and Android probes is somewhat unjust, and using interim measures in those cases might have risked slowing down the final outcomes, a senior official at the EU enforcer has said.
Plaintiff’s side law firm Hausfeld has teamed up with a public affairs consultancy to set up the Google Redress & Integrity Platform (GRIP), which aims to attract potential clients seeking redress against the technology company over its allegedly anti-competitive practices.
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