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Cartel Office sets its sights on Google

"The competition authority has been given new instruments for abuse control. Google is now feeling the effects. Alphabet Inc. and its subsidiary Google have an "outstanding cross-market significance" for competition. This was stated by the Federal Cartel Office right at the beginning of the year. This was the first time the authority applied the extended abuse control under a new provision of the Act against Restraints of Competition (Section 19a GWB), which came into force in January 2021."

The entire German article by Dr Andrea Pomana in the FAZ of 12.01.2022, can be viewed in full here.