What EU & Google signals are telling us about EU-Google antitrust outcomes

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Denmark's EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager gives a news conference on Google after a college meeting at the European Commission Headquarters in Brussels,15 April 2015.

What EU & Google signals are telling us about EU-Google antitrust outcomes


The recent comments and actions of the EU’s top antitrust enforcer, combined with recent drastic actions by Google, speak volumes about the tough EU antitrust outcomes Google faces going forward. While the Brussels-based media appreciate the serious antitrust risk Google faces in the EU, it is not clear whether the U.S.-based media or investors are paying much attention -- yet.

In a nutshell, recent signals from the EU and Google suggest that the conventional wisdom in the U.S. and among inve...


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