The EU Commission opens investigation into tech company’s mobile payment and digital wallet service (Apple Pay)

Antitrust: Commission opens investigation into Apple practices regarding Apple Pay* The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Apple's conduct in connection with Apple Pay violates EU competition rules. The investigation concerns Apple's terms, conditions and other measures for integrating Apple Pay in merchant apps and websites on iPhones and iPads, Apple's limitation of access to the Near Field Communication (NFC) functionality (“tap and go”) on iPhones for payments in stores, and alleged refusals of access to Apple Pay. The investigation concerns the above conducts of Apple in the European Economic Area (EEA). Executive

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European Commission, The EU Commission opens investigation into tech company’s mobile payment and digital wallet service (Apple Pay), 16 June 2020, e-Competitions June 2020, Art. N° 95504

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