The EU Commission issues its final report on e-commerce sector

Antitrust: Commission publishes final report on e-commerce sector inquiry* The European Commission's final report on the e-commerce sector inquiry identifies business practices that may restrict competition. It allows the Commission to target its enforcement of EU antitrust rules in e-commerce markets and has already prompted companies to review their practices. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager in charge of competition policy said: "Certain practices by companies in e-commerce markets may restrict competition by unduly limiting how products are distributed throughout the EU. Our report confirms that. These restrictions could limit consumer choice and prevent lower prices online. At the same time, we find that there is a need to balance the interests of both online and

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European Commission, The EU Commission issues its final report on e-commerce sector, 10 May 2017, e-Competitions Bulletin May 2017, Art. N° 84196

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