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14.01.2021
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The Eurasian Economic Commission received statements regarding the potential signs of violation of antimonopoly legislation by Yandex and Mail.ru.
30.12.2020
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The State Administration for Market Regulation of China announced on December 24 that it had launched an antitrust investigation into Alibaba Group for the alleged forcing of exclusive dealing, so called “either-or” choice.
26.12.2020
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The Indian government has imposed a penalty for not providing mandatory information about the products sold on its platform by Amazon, the leading e-commerce sector company.
24.12.2020
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Alibaba was suspected of violating antitrust laws. Regulators are exploring the company's "forced exclusivity" policy, particularly Alibaba's requirement for partners not to work with its competitors.
23.12.2020
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On the 22nd of December 2020 South African Competition Commission has released a statement that confirms it as conditionally approved the proposed merger in which Google intends to acquire Fitbit. This merger is also being declared to and reviewed by competition commissions in several jurisdictions, including the EU, USA, Australia, Canada and Japan.
14.12.2020
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On December 14, the State Administration for Market Regulation of China (SAMR) published the administrative decisions on Alibaba, China Literature and Hive Box, which had completed economic concentrations with no approval of the supervisory authority: all three companies were fined 500,000 RMB (≈76,500 USD) each for undeclared M&A transaction. The responsible officers of the SAMR Antimonopoly Bureau agreed to provide their commentary on the matter.
11.12.2020
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The Administrative Council for Economic Defense convicted seven companies and two individuals for involvement in a cartel that defrauded the competitive nature of municipal public tenders, held across the country, for the acquisition of Mobile Health Units, medical and dental equipment. The majority of the Court rendered the decision during the trial session on the 9th of December.
11.11.2020
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In order to offer even more security and protection to data, information and documents that are being processed by the municipality, the Administrative Council for Economic Defense opened the safe room for Information and Communication Technology on the 10th of November.
09.11.2020
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On November 6, three Chinese authorities – the State Administration for Market Regulation (the SAMR), the Cyberspace Administration and the State Taxation Administration – held a joint advisory meeting on the effective regulation of digital economy. The meeting was also attended by China’s 27 leading tech companies, including JD.com, Meituan, Alibaba, Bytedance, DiDi, Kuaishou etc.
04.11.2020
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In the past few years Chinese state authorities have been continuously implementing the “Speed up, fees down” policy in regards to the Internet services. However, the exact opposite behavior was noticed by the Inspection Group of the State Council of China in Yanjing Polytechnic University.
02.11.2020
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The search engine website advertised the investment services of Rypex trading limited, which does not have a license for financial activities.
26.10.2020
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The unified approach can form the basis for revising the Procedure for analyzing the state of competition in commodity markets in order to take into account the specifics of the functioning of digital platforms.
06.10.2020
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The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is investigating a complaint stating that Google misused its dominant market position in the smart television operating systems market.
21.09.2020
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The streaming service is unhappy with the single subscription update, which was unveiled on the 15th of September. The Swedish company believes that it creates a non-competitive environment. This is not the first time Apple was accused of non-competitive behaviour. Other companies also oppose Apple's policies, including Epic Games and Telegram.
14.09.2020
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On September 13, Microsoft posted the following statement on its Official Blog:
ByteDance let us know today they would not be selling TikTok’s US operations to Microsoft. We are confident our proposal would have been suitable for TikTok’s users while protecting national security interests.    
03.09.2020
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Russian Association for Copyright Protection on the Internet, which represents the Russian largest book publishers, such as Eksmo-AST, Azbuka-Attikus, Alpina Digital etc., sent a letter to EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager, demanding to charge Google for abusing its dominant position on the market
11.08.2020
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The company is deemed to be restricting competition in the tech market, and stifling the route to market of a parental control app.
06.08.2020
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The president of CADE, Alexandre Barreto, signed at a ceremony held on 3rd of August, the Digital Transformation Plan of the 2020/2021. The document aims to establish guidelines to expand CADE's performance in offering digital solutions for services provided to society, as well as promoting the reduction of infrastructure costs.
16.07.2020
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The Administrative Council for Economic Defense revoked a precautionary measure that suspended the partnership between Facebook and Cielo that intended to make payments via WhatsApp viable. The companies recently presented information to the municipality that removed the competition concerns identified at first, which is why CADE decided to revoke the previous decision. CADE, however, is still analyzing whether or not companies should notify the operation to the local authority.

26.06.2020
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The German Federal Supreme Court confirmed that Facebook must comply with the German antitrust authority's decision on collecting user data. According to the source, the court's position sets a precedent for other similar rulings.