EU antitrust

European Commission Cites Competition Concerns Over Amazon’s iRobot Deal

Despite reports deal would be approved, European regulators hand Amazon statement of objections to iRobot acquisition

7 months ago

Amazon Set To Win EU Approval For iRobot Purchase – Report

After UK approval, European antitrust authorities look set to give unconditional approval for Amazon to purchase iRobot

7 months ago

Intel Re-Issued Hefty Antitrust Fine by European Commission

No escape. After successfully overturning last year its 2009 antitrust fine of €1.06 billion, European Commission re-imposes fine of €376.4m

9 months ago

Google Begins Last Attempt To Overturn $2.6bn EU Antitrust Fine

Alphabet's Google goes to Court of Justice of the European Union in last ditch attempt to overthrow 2.42bn euro EU…

9 months ago

Microsoft To Unbundle Teams To Satisfy EU Antitrust Concerns

In an effort to appease EU antitrust concerns, Microsoft confirms it will unbundle its Teams software in Europe

10 months ago

Adobe’s $20bn Deal For Figma At Risk From EU Regulators – Report

Adobe's ‘transformative’ deal to buy collaborative design start-up Figma for $20bn is reportedly to be reviewed by EU regulators

1 year ago

EU Seeks Breakup Of Google Ad Tech Business

European Commission sends formal accusations over Google's advertising business, and states it should be broken up

1 year ago

Broadcom Offers Remedies To Ease EU Worries Over VMware Deal

US chipmaker Broadcom offers interoperability remedies to address European antitrust concerns over $61bn VMware deal

1 year ago

Amazon, EU Reach Antitrust Deal – Report

Settlement reportedly reached between Amazon and European Commission over alleged anti-competitive practices

2 years ago

EU Court Upholds Antitrust Android Ruling Against Google

European Union’s General Court upholds punishing antitrust ruling against Google over its Android operating system

2 years ago

Qualcomm Victory After EU Court Annuls 997m Euros Antitrust Fine

Another major setback for the EU's Margrethe Vestager, as EU General Court nullifies huge antitrust fine against Qualcomm

2 years ago

Oracle’s Cerner Purchase Given EU Antitrust Blessing

Healthcare move by software giant Oracle with its $28 billion acquisition of Cerner, now given official blessing from European Commission

2 years ago

EU Antitrust Head Calls For Global Approach To Tackle Big Tech

Europe's antitrust boss Margrethe Vestager says there needs to be a global approach to tackle the power of big name…

2 years ago

German Minister Urges Tougher EU Antitrust Action

Must get tougher? German minister urges EC to consider breaking up companies for serious antitrust breaches, amid antitrust reform proposals

2 years ago

Apple Faces Extra EU Antitrust Charge Over Music Streaming – Report

European Commission is reportedly mulling an additional antitrust charge, amid its ongoing music streaming investigation of Apple

2 years ago

Microsoft Faces EU Antitrust Questions Over Cloud Business – Report

European Commission reportedly begins questioning Microsoft customers and rivals about Azure business and licensing deals

2 years ago

EU To Optimise Its Antitrust Rules – Report

Senior EU official confirms bloc will evaluate its antitrust enforcement framework, to ensure it is truly fit for the digital…

2 years ago

European Union Agrees DMA To Curb Big Tech

Online gatekeepers such as Apple, Google and Meta targetted as the European Union last week reached landmark digital rules agreement

2 years ago

Intel Celebrates As EU Court Strikes Down 2009 Antitrust Fine

Twelve year legal battle sees EU court grant Intel's appeal against $1.2 billion EU antitrust fine over treatment of AMD…

2 years ago

EU Approves Microsoft’s $16 Billion Nuance Acquisition

Six months later European regulators agree with their American counterparts and give Microsoft antitrust approval to acquire Nuance

3 years ago

Amazon Fined Record $1.3 Billion By Italian Regulators

Mamma Mia! Italy's antitrust watchdog fines Amazon a massive 1.13 billion euros ($1.28 billion) for alleged abuse of market dominance

3 years ago

EC Gathers Feedback On Microsoft’s Nuance Buy, Despite US Approval

European antitrust regulators are gathering competition data on Microsoft's purchase of Nuance ahead of 21 December decision deadline

3 years ago

Google Loses Appeal Against EU Antitrust Ruling

Google's appeal against $2.8 billion antitrust fine issued in 2017 after investigation of its price comparison shopping service, has been…

3 years ago

EU Regulators Open Investigation Of Nvidia’s ARM Acquisition

Setback for Nvidia, as the European Commission confirms full-scale investigation into purchase of British chip designer ARM Holdings

3 years ago

EU To Investigate Nvidia’s Purchase Of ARM – Report

Concessions offered last week by Nvidia have reportedly failed to offset an extended antitrust investigation by European Union officials

3 years ago

Google Appeals EU’s 2018 Antitrust Fine

Google seeks dismissal of EU's 4.3bn euro antitrust fine, tells court payments to phone makers were needed in Android's fight…

3 years ago

Google Proposes Settlement In EU Digital Advertising Probe

Google tries to stave off lengthy investigation of its digital advertising business by reportedly seeking settlement with EU

3 years ago

European Commission Opens Google Advertising Probe

Official antitrust investigation opened into alleged anticompetitive conduct by Google in the online advertising tech sector

3 years ago

Epic Games Files Apple Antitrust Complaint With EU

Epic Games presses nuclear option and files an antitrust complaint against Apple with the European Commission

3 years ago

EU Takes Aim At Google Advertising Practices In Antitrust Probe

European Commission seeks information from advertisers, as it opens second EU antitrust probe of Google and its practices

3 years ago