“If there is a button for an American platform, there must be a button for a French platform.”
Reflecting on EU state aid measures during the COVID-19 pandemic
The Commissioner for Competition has been active in approving state aid measures in order to benefit the affected businesses as quickly as possible.
Amazon under scrutiny by German competition authorities
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.
Apple gains victory in the General Court
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.
ECJ: Parties not directly affected by actions of a cartel may claim compensation for losses incurred
New ECJ ruling gives increased protection to parties affected by anticompetitive behaviour
European court ruling defines Commission’s scope in forcing countries to recover illegal tax benefits
The decision may well influence the Commission’s strategy in competition law
Will Facebook’s cryptocurrency take off?
Concerns have been raised in Europe and America over Facebook’s ambitious plan to introduce a cryptocurrency
UK competition authority wants changes to Big Four
The Competition and Markets’ Authority has called for legislation to overhaul the auditing business, namely concerning the Big Four.