EU Commission seeks better protection against US sanctions

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen The Commission is considering extending a law to protect European companies from the consequences of sanctions that the … Read more

Flixbus operator is suing against state aid for Deutsche Bahn

Flixtrain is reflected in the ICE of Deutsche Bahn Flixtrain is afraid of being ousted by the state-owned Deutsche Bahn. (Photo: imago / Chris Emil … Read more

38 US states are filing further lawsuits against Google

Google The group is accused of hindering competition in web search and in the digital advertising business. (Photo: Imago) New York The internet giant Google … Read more

EU competition watchdogs approve Google takeover of Fitbit

Google takes over Fitbit However, this is subject to the condition that Google complies with voluntary commitments to avoid distortions of competition. (Photo: Reuters) Brussels … Read more

Breaking Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp?

Mark Zuckerberg E-mails suggest that the Facebook boss wanted to secure the monopoly position of his group with various company acquisitions. (Foto: PETE MAROVICH/The New York … Read more

The Internet cannot remain a wild west

Headquarters of the EU Commission in Brussels Commissioner Breton and Vice-President Vestager are working flat out on laws to limit the market power of American … Read more

135 entrepreneurs call for EU intervention

Margrethe Vestager The competition commissioner receives a letter from 135 entrepreneurs calling on her to take immediate action against Google. (Photo: AP) Düsseldorf, Berlin Shortly … Read more

Booking.com boss on EU rules: “That would be a huge mistake!”

Glenn D. Fogel The CEO of Booking.com is very concerned that his company will soon face tough requirements from EU regulators. (Foto: Amin Akhtar / … Read more

LSE makes EU concessions for refinitive takeover

London Stock Exchange In October the London Stock Exchange sold the Milan Stock Exchange to the European consortium Euronext. (Photo: Reuters) Brussels / London According … Read more