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Google to be sued by European publishers for billions over antitrust abuse in adtech

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 13 Sep 2022 09:00
  • 12 Sep 2022 21:19
Google faces claims of billions of euros from European publishers and websites following the announcement of plans to bring class actions in the UK and the Netherlands.

The damages claims follow on from a French competition authority finding in 2021 that Google harmed competition in online advertising technology. Under EU law

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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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