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Facebook heads to court to fight UK regulator's refusal to ease Giphy freeze order

By Victoria Ibitoye
  • 28 Aug 2020 11:39
  • 28 Aug 2020 11:39
Facebook is mounting a court challenge of the UK competition regulator's refusal to grant "carveout" requests from a freeze order over the US tech giant's recent acquisition of Giphy while the watchdog investigates the deal.

Facebook lodged an application with the UK's specialist antitrust court on Aug. 26, accusing the Competition and Markets

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Victoria Ibitoye

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Victoria covers mergers and acquisitions for MLex in London. Prior to joining MLex, Victoria was a city reporter at the Daily Mail covering transport, retail and writing the daily market report. Victoria holds a law degree from the University of Nottingham.

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