The German Competition Authority uses new rules for large digital players to examine a Big Tech company’s online marketplace and its competition significance across markets (Amazon)

Proceedings against Amazon based on new rules for large digital companies (Section 19a GWB)* The Bundeskartellamt has today initiated a proceeding against Amazon based on the new rules for large digital companies. It is the second proceeding that the Bundeskartellamt has opened based on the new competition law tool. A similar proceeding was already initiated against Facebook shortly after the amendment to the law

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German Competition Authority, The German Competition Authority uses new rules for large digital players to examine a Big Tech company’s online marketplace and its competition significance across markets (Amazon), 18 May 2021, e-Competitions May 2021, Art. N° 101016

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