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The EU Data Act is set to become a significant part of the broader digital strategy for European Union member states. It follows the implementation of high-profile EU digital legislation such as the Data Governance Act, Digital Markets Act, and Digital Services Act. Understanding the EU Data Act First proposed in February 2022, the EU… Read More
Following complaints by the Spanish Association of Hotel Managers and the Regional Hotel Association of Madrid, Spain’s competition watchdog has opened an investigation into what could be anti-competitive behaviour by Dutch travel agent, Booking.com.
European Union regulators have been urged by 43 European companies to deploy new tech firm rules to make sure that Google allows for more competition for its search function. Google was fined €2.4 billion by the European Commission several years ago and was ordered to stop favouring its own shopping service over competitors.
AtlasEdge, a leading Edge data centre company with locations throughout Europe, has acquired German company DataCenter One. While the financial details of the transaction have not yet been released, the acquisition is expected to pass regulatory review by the end of 2022.
The Italian antitrust watchdog placed a €173.3 million fine against Apple and Amazon for alleged collusion last year, which an administrative court in the country has now scrapped. This penalty was originally set at €203 million but was reduced to €173.3 after the competition authority made an error in their calculations.