Google – EU competition law breach accusations

The European Commission sent a statement of objections to the tech firm, alleging that it has breached EU competition law. Google is accused of placing onerous requirements on firms using Android and stifling competition. Google has 12 weeks within which to reply and, if found to be abusing its dominant position, could face large fines and have to change its practices with respect to companies opting to obtain a licence to use its apps on their products (smartphones). Read the … Continued

EU Single Market Forum to be modernised over 2016

The Government has issued a press release on the new EU Single Market Forum, one of the Commission’s agenda items for 2016. One of the aims of the European Commission for 2016 is to modernize the current Single Market Strategy. The Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Business, in collaboration with GRTU and the Malta Employer’s Association, held a seminar entitled “Single Market Forum – Tackling internal barriers to movement of goods and labour,” seeking to better gauge the  … Continued