The EU Commission publishes a non-confidential version of its decision on abuse of dominance in the x86 CPU market (Intel)

Commission publishes non-confidential version of its decision on Intel’s abuse of dominance in the x86 CPU market* On 21 September 2009, the Commission published a non-confidential version of its Intel decision, adopted on 13 May 2009, together with a summary of the key elements of the decision. In May 2009, the Commission imposed a fine of 1.06 billion Euro on Intel for abuse of dominant position under Article 82 of the EC Treaty and Article 54 of the EEA Agreement. The investigation stemmed from a complaint by Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in October 2000 further integrated in 2006, and included several on-the-spot inspections at Intel sites in Europe, as well as on-the-spot inspections at several Intel customers and European PC retailers locations. The Commission issued a first

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Gabriele Accardo, The EU Commission publishes a non-confidential version of its decision on abuse of dominance in the x86 CPU market (Intel), 13 May 2009, e-Competitions Bulletin Rebates, Art. N° 58467

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