CASE COMMENTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES – EUROPEAN UNION – EXCLUSIONARY ABUSES – LICENSABLE SMART MOBILE OPERATING SYSTEMS – TYING PRACTICES – EXCLUSIVITY PAYMENTS

Exclusivity payments: The European Commission publishes its decision on the practices implemented by the dominant operator on the market for open licensable smart mobile operating systems (Google Android)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Google Android decision delivered on 18 July 2018 was finally published on DG Competition's website on 20 September 2019 in a non-confidential version. The first elements of the decision have been commented in this column in the 4-2018 issue.. This note therefore does not return to the operative part of the decision itself (i.e. the competitive remedies) but seeks to shed light on some of its salient features which may be of particular interest for the outcome of the case or more generally for competition policy in the field of digital ecosystems. As such, this notule will be structured as follows. A first section focuses on the question of

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  • Côte d’Azur University, GREDEG (Nice)

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Frédéric Marty, Exclusivity payments: The European Commission publishes its decision on the practices implemented by the dominant operator on the market for open licensable smart mobile operating systems (Google Android), 18 July 2018, Concurrences N° 1-2020, Art. N° 93304, pp. 85-87

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