Sanction: The General Court of the European Union reduces the €4.343 billion fine imposed by the European Commission by €218 million and essentially confirms the dominant position of the search engine (Google)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On September 14, 2022, the General Court of the European Union delivered its judgment in case T-604/18 (Google LLC and Alphabet v. European Commission) concerning incidentally the largest fine ever imposed in Europe by a competition authority, that of 4.343 billion euros imposed on Google and its parent company Alphabet to sanction an abuse of dominant position of the search engine in relation to Android, its operating system. The Court of First Instance rejected most of Google's application. The Court of First Instance merely upheld the third ground of appeal and the first part of the fifth ground of appeal, which is the procedural part of the third

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Alain Ronzano, Sanction: The General Court of the European Union reduces the €4.343 billion fine imposed by the European Commission by €218 million and essentially confirms the dominant position of the search engine (Google), 14 September 2022, Concurrences N° 3-2022, Art. N° 108722, www.concurrences.com

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