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Google offers to open up in-app payments to settle UK antitrust probe (update*)

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 19 Apr 2023 10:22
  • 19 Apr 2023 11:25
Google has moved to settle a UK antitrust inquiry into its payments rules for apps on its Android mobile operating system, the national competition regulator said today (see here). 
Under a draft settlement, Google would allow either developers or users to choose what payment processor they want to use. At

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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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