Unfair trading conditions: The Paris Court of Appeal essentially confirms the decision of the French Competition Authority sanctioning a search engine to the tune of €150 million for having abused its dominant position by keeping the operating rules of its advertising platform opaque (Google / Gibmedia)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a decision rendered on April 7, 2022 but which was only published online on May 4, 2022, directly on the Paris Court of Appeal website, the Court's Chamber 5-7 essentially confirmed decision no. 19-D-26 of December 19, 2019 in which the Authority fined Google €150 million for having abused its dominant position by maintaining the opacity of the operating rules of its Google Ads advertising platform, applied in an unfair and random manner, and enjoined it to take the necessary measures to make the said rules intelligible and to apply them in a non-discriminatory manner. On the appeal brought by the Google companies against the decision of the French

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Alain Ronzano, Unfair trading conditions: The Paris Court of Appeal essentially confirms the decision of the French Competition Authority sanctioning a search engine to the tune of €150 million for having abused its dominant position by keeping the operating rules of its advertising platform opaque (Google / Gibmedia), 7 April 2022, Concurrences N° 2-2022, Art. N° 106696, www.concurrences.com

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