ALERTS : PROCEDURES - FRANCE - INVESTIGATION - REJECTION - ADVERTISING - INTERNET - ABUSE OF DOMINANT POSITION

Online advertising: The French Competition Authority decides, in a case of abuse of dominant position practices, to end the investigation on the merits by rejecting the referral on the grounds that the facts denounced had already been qualified and sanctioned in another decision (Amadeus / Google)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 28 October 2020, the Competition Authority made public a decision No. 20-D-14 of 26 October 2020 by which it decided to terminate the investigation into the merits of the referral made in 2018 by Amadeus, in which it had denounced practices implemented by Google on the market for search-related online advertising. In substance, it considered that the facts denounced by Amadeus in its referral had already been dealt with, qualified

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Alain Ronzano, Online advertising: The French Competition Authority decides, in a case of abuse of dominant position practices, to end the investigation on the merits by rejecting the referral on the grounds that the facts denounced had already been qualified and sanctioned in another decision (Amadeus / Google), 26 October 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 97718, www.concurrences.com

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