CASE COMMENTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES – ENQUIRY – DATA

Online advertising: The French Competition Authority begins, at its own initiative, gathering information in order to assess data processing in the on-line advertising sector, following its join report "Competition Law and Data", published with the Bundeskartellamt

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Competition Authority had already taken up for opinion the competitive situation on the online advertising market (Opinion No. 10-A-29 of 14 December 2010). This opinion, presented in this column (Competition No. 2011-1, pp. 104-108), is the first of its kind in the world.) was characterised in particular by the fact that it gave rise to commitments from Google, the dominant operator in the market concerned, and by its concomitance with a Commission press release of 30 November 2010 announcing the opening of a formal investigation into Google's practices, in particular in the advertising market (IP/10/1624). This new consultative

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Frédéric Marty, Online advertising: The French Competition Authority begins, at its own initiative, gathering information in order to assess data processing in the on-line advertising sector, following its join report "Competition Law and Data", published with the Bundeskartellamt, 23 May 2016, Concurrences Nº 3-2016, Art. N° 80816, pp. 84-85

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