Mergers: Commission fines Facebook €110 million for providing misleading information about WhatsApp takeover

The European Commission has fined Facebook €110 million for providing incorrect or misleading information during the Commission's 2014 investigation under the EU Merger Regulation of Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: "Today's decision sends a clear signal to companies that they must comply with all aspects of EU … Continue reading Mergers: Commission fines Facebook €110 million for providing misleading information about WhatsApp takeover

Antitrust: Commission fines Google €2.42 billion for abusing dominance as search engine by giving illegal advantage to own comparison shopping service

European Commission - Press release Antitrust: Commission fines Google €2.42 billion for abusing dominance as search engine by giving illegal advantage to own comparison shopping service Brussels, 27 June 2017 The European Commission has fined Google €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. Google has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving … Continue reading Antitrust: Commission fines Google €2.42 billion for abusing dominance as search engine by giving illegal advantage to own comparison shopping service

E-commerce News

Alcuni miei articoli di quest'anno sull'e-commerce (e link)   Le proposte della Commissione UE per la crescita dell’e-commerce e del mercato unico digitale, luglio 2016. E-commerce: la raccomandazione OCSE sulla protezione del consumatore, giugno 2016. E-commerce e contraffazione: i recenti provvedimenti AGCM, maggio 2016. Paypal: il suo Programma protezione Acquisti e il procedimento conclusosi presso … Continue reading E-commerce News

Il Caso WhatsApp – Facebook

Su Quotidiano Giuridico alcuni miei articoli sul Caso WhatsApp - Facebook. Nel settembre 2016 il Garante per la protezione dei dati personali ha avviato un’istruttoria a seguito della modifica della privacy policy effettuata da WhatsApp a fine agosto e che prevede la messa a disposizione di Facebook di alcune informazioni riguardanti gli account dei singoli … Continue reading Il Caso WhatsApp – Facebook