Abuse of dominance: The General Court of the European Union confirms the decision of the European Commission in the case of abuse of dominant position on the market for online price comparison services (Google Shopping)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a judgment dated November 10, 2021, the General Court confirms the Commission's decision in the Google Shopping case, issued in June 2017. This judgment is of particular importance for the competition policy implemented by the European authorities vis-à-vis the major digital ecosystems. Indeed, the market practice in question occupies an important place in the provisions foreseen by the future Digital Markets Act [hereafter "DMA"]. The judgment reinforces the theory of harm constructed in 2017 by the Commission around the notion of self-preference. It shows under which conditions unequal treatment applied by a platform to the detriment of commercial

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Frédéric Marty, Abuse of dominance: The General Court of the European Union confirms the decision of the European Commission in the case of abuse of dominant position on the market for online price comparison services (Google Shopping), 10 November 2021, Concurrences N° 1-2022, Art. N° 105083, pp. 93-100

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