About: competition law

Technology 04-05-2022

German competition authority tightens its grip on Meta

Stricter antitrust measures can be taken against US giant Meta, Germany's Bundeskartellamt announced on Wednesday (4 May), after similar measures were taken toward Google. Meanwhile, Germany is lobbying for stricter EU competition rules.
Technology 26-01-2022

Intel wins appeal against $1.2 billion EU antitrust fine

Intel on Wednesday (26 January) won its appeal against a $1.2 billion EU antitrust fine handed down to the U.S. chipmaker twelve years ago for stifling a rival, in a major setback for EU antitrust regulators.
Data protection 25-01-2022

German media industry opposes Google’s planned cookie phase-out

Germany's media and advertising industry has criticised Google for the third-party cookie phase-out it plans to implement in its Chrome browser by 2023 as it could deprive them of a lucrative source of revenue. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Media 01-12-2021

France debates merger that would lead to media colossus

The announcement that France's two leading television groups, TF1 and M6, would merge to face US giants like Netflix or Amazon Prime is raising major concerns about competition and media ownership being concentrated among just a few players in the country. EURACTIV France reports.