EU Commission fines NBCUniversal €14.3 million for restricting sales of film merchandise products

The European Commission has fined several companies belonging to Comcast Corporation, including NBCUniversal LLC, (“NBCUniversal”) €14 327 000 for restricting traders from selling licensed merchandise within the European Economic Area (EEA) to territories and customers beyond those allocated to them. These restrictions concerned merchandise products featuring the Minions, Jurassic World and other images and characters[…]

Statement by Commissioner Vestager on the decision to fine Google for abusive practices

The European Commission has decided to fine Google 1.49 billion euros, for breaking the EU antitrust rules. Google has engaged in illegal practices in search advertising brokering to cement its dominant market position. This is the third antitrust fine that we’ve imposed on Google. In June 2017, we fined Google for its illegal behaviour in comparison[…]