The French Competition Authority accepts a Big Tech’s commitments to create a framework for the transparent assessment of the remuneration of related rights for the benefit of press agencies and publishers (Google)

The Autorité accepts Google's commitments to create a framework for negotiating and sharing the information necessary for a transparent assessment of the remuneration of related rights and makes these commitments binding Background Today, the Autorité de la concurrence issues a decision in which it accepts the commitments of Alphabet Inc, Google LLC, Google Ireland Ltd and Google France (hereinafter 'Google') and closes the proceedings on the merits initiated in November 2019 by SEPM, APIG and AFP, which denounced practices implemented by Google following the adoption of Law No. 2019-775 of 24 July 2019 aimed at creating a related right for the benefit of press agencies and publishers (hereinafter, the 'Law on Related Rights'). As a reminder, in April 2020, the Autorité issued

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority accepts a Big Tech’s commitments to create a framework for the transparent assessment of the remuneration of related rights for the benefit of press agencies and publishers (Google), 21 June 2022, e-Competitions June 2022, Art. N° 107306

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