The UK Competition Authority fines £20,000 a digital advertising company for failure to respond to a market study information request into online platforms (AppNexus)

AppNexus Europe Limited ("AppNexus") has been fined GBP 20,000 for failing to comply with an information request issued by the UK Competition and Markets Authority ("CMA"). The fine relates to an information request imposed by the CMA as part of its ongoing market study into online platforms and digital advertising – the first fine in the UK relating to market study information request. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW - KEY TAKEAWAYS This is the first time a company has been fined for a failure to comply with an information request issued in the context of a market study. The case follows a pattern of the CMA becoming increasingly more strict in enforcing procedural requirements as part of its merger and competition investigations. Parties must ensure that they take all responsible and

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Alexi Dimitriou, Christopher Eberhardt, The UK Competition Authority fines £20,000 a digital advertising company for failure to respond to a market study information request into online platforms (AppNexus), 10 January 2020, e-Competitions January 2020, Art. N° 95945

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