Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 15 Jun 2021
A look at what regulators around the world are doing to address the impact of data on competition in digital markets and clamp down on big tech monopolies.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Germany, OECD, etc. | 14 Jun 2021
The UK’s chief competition economist has rejected an assertion from a Facebook official that proposed regulation of digital platforms in Europe could decrease consumer welfare.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Germany | 25 May 2021
Germany’s Federal Cartel Office has launched a third investigation under new national competition rules to examine whether Google’s data processing practices deprive users of choice about the use of their information.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Germany | 20 May 2021
Germany’s Federal Cartel Office will work closely with businesses as and when it issues a decision ordering a company to grant access to its data under far-reaching new competition rules that came into force earlier this year, the head of its General Policy Division has said.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Germany | 18 May 2021
Germany’s Federal Cartel Office is using new legal powers for only the second time to investigate whether Amazon has “paramount significance” for competition in digital markets, ahead of a possible decision to impose behavioural restrictions on the company.
Lexology PRO | Australia, China, European Union, etc. | 4 May 2021
A look at international regulator scrutiny on “killer” acquisitions, digital market regulation and the recent antitrust proceedings against Google in Australia.
Hogan Lovells | European Union, Germany | 4 May 2021
In drei aktuellen Urteilen (T-249/17, T-254/17 Und T-255/17) hat das Gericht der Europäischen Union (EuG) klargestellt, auf welcher Verdachtsgrundlage…
Lexology PRO | European Union, France, Germany | 26 Apr 2021
A group of media and advertising associations has complained to Germany’s competition enforcer that Apple is breaching antitrust rules by giving iOS users the choice to opt-out of third-party personalised advertising.
Fieldfisher LLP | Germany | 22 Apr 2021
The Federal Cartel Office (FCO) recently initiated proceedings against a household appliance company based on complaints raised by market participants…
Lexology PRO | Australia, European Union, Germany, etc. | 20 Apr 2021
The heads of the UK, German and Australian competition agencies have issued a joint statement challenging common presumptions that mergers are efficiency-enhancing, while committing to a more robust approach and a preference for structural remedies.