CASE COMMENTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES – FRANCE – EXCLUSIONARY ABUSES – INTERIM MEASURES – ONLINE ADVERTISING

Exclusionary abuse: The Paris Court of Appeal confirms for a large part interim measures imposed by the French Competition Authority in a case related to the suspension of an online directory enquiry service operator’s account for a search-related advertising service (Google / Amadeus)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Paris Court of Appeal dismisses - except on a relatively minor point - Google's appeal against the French Competition Authority's decision 19-MC-01.which had given rise - pending a decision on the merits - to a request for provisional measures by Amadeus. This decision, commented on in our column (Concurrences n° 2-2019), followed the suspension of his account on the Google Ads service. The company Amadeus, which, it should be recalled, has no links with the company which publishes software for transport ticket reservations, is mainly active in the field of online directory enquiries. Through the purchase of keywords in the context of the auctions

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Frédéric Marty, Exclusionary abuse: The Paris Court of Appeal confirms for a large part interim measures imposed by the French Competition Authority in a case related to the suspension of an online directory enquiry service operator’s account for a search-related advertising service (Google / Amadeus), 4 April 2019, Concurrences N° 3-2019, Art. N° 91465, pp. 89-90

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