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Apple hit with EU antitrust charges over mobile payment restrictions

By Tono Gil and Nicholas Hirst
  • 02 May 2022 11:39
  • 02 May 2022 11:39
Apple has received formal EU antitrust charges accusing it of favoring its Apple Pay service over rival mobile wallets by hindering their access to a key iPhone feature, the bloc’s competition enforcer announced today (see here). 
At the center of the case — the second formal charge to filed by the

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Tono Gil

Regulatory Reporter

Tono is a competition reporter for MLex in Brussels. Prior to joining MLex, he worked as a trainee in the European Parliament and as a correspondent in Valencia and Buenos Aires for the Spanish news agency EFE. Tono holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Valencia and a master in Transmedia Journalism.

Nicholas Hirst

Chief Correspondent

Nicholas covers EU merger review and antitrust investigations for Mlex in Brussels. He previously wrote about EU affairs for Politico Europe, European Voice and PaRR. After earning an LLM in European law from the College of Europe in Bruges, he spent a year working in the competition practice of a leading competition law firm in Brussels 2009-10. He graduated in modern European languages from Oxford University in 2006.

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