“If there is a button for an American platform, there must be a button for a French platform.”
The Commissioner for Competition has been active in approving state aid measures in order to benefit the affected businesses as quickly as possible.
The investigation looks into whether Amazon’s practices during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic towards third-party marketplace sellers could amount to an abuse of a dominant position.
The American tech behemoth gained a major victory over the Commission, as the General Court did not see the company gaining unfair advantages in the Irish tax rulings.
New ECJ ruling gives increased protection to parties affected by anticompetitive behaviour
The decision may well influence the Commission’s strategy in competition law
Concerns have been raised in Europe and America over Facebook’s ambitious plan to introduce a cryptocurrency