The Indian Competition Authority orders another investigation against a Big Tech’s alleged abuse of dominance in the market for online app-based payments (Google)

CCI ORDERS ANOTHER INVESTIGATION AGAINST GOOGLE’S ALLEGED ABUSE OF DOMINANCE BY GOOGLE PAY IN THE MARKET FOR ONLINE APP BASED PAYMENTS* By way of order dated 09/11/2020, the Competition Commission of India (“Commission/CCI”) has directed the Director-General to cause an investigation against Google for allegedly leveraging its dominant position in the market for licensable Mobile Operating System (OS) for Smartphone and the market for App Stores for Android OS to protect its position in the market for Apps facilitating payment through UPIs under Section 26(1) of the Act. The Information filed by an anonymous Informant XYZ against Google is the third such complaint filed in India against Google which resulted in a third investigation [1]into Google’s allegedly abusive conduct of its

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Man Mohan Sharma, The Indian Competition Authority orders another investigation against a Big Tech’s alleged abuse of dominance in the market for online app-based payments (Google), 9 November 2020, e-Competitions Indian Competition Law in the Digital Markets, Art. N° 101729

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