UK watchdog whacks Amazon with probe for unfair data collection practices

UK watchdog whacks Amazon with probe for unfair data collection practices

By Christy Gren - Jun 11, 2021

The Competition and Markets Authority will focus on whether Amazon, Inc. favors merchants that use its delivery services.

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EU and U.K. launch antitrust probes in Facebook

EU and U.K. launch antitrust probes in Facebook

By Christy Gren - Jun 04, 2021

The European Union and the UK have launched an antitrust probe into Facebook’s use of advertising data in its classified ads business. The investigation comes as regulator peer i

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London Economy Going Down the Slide Post Brexit

London Economy Going Down the Slide Post Brexit

By Carrie Ann - Jul 18, 2017

When the country of UK decided to become independent from the European Union, there was a lot of hue and cry around this decision. The main issue that came up during this decision

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EU Japan Trade Deal to Promote Hassle Free Product Exchange

EU Japan Trade Deal to Promote Hassle Free Product Exchange

By Carrie Ann - Jul 06, 2017

2017 has witnessed a number of political changes in various countries of the world. These changes are political in nature but they affect other sectors of the country as well. Be i

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Brexit Vote drives UK CEOs to relocate abroad

Brexit Vote drives UK CEOs to relocate abroad

By Carrie Ann - Sep 26, 2016

A majority of the CEOs of companies functioning in the UK are planning to move their headquarters abroad. This is in direct relation to the Brexit vote. A survey was conducted by a

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EU Regulators Announce Additional Antitrust Charges Against Google

EU Regulators Announce Additional Antitrust Charges Against Google

By Christy Gren - Jul 15, 2016

The European Union on Thursday filed new antitrust charges against Google claiming that the tech giant has abused its market dominance by favoring its own shopping service in searc

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European Court of Justice Rules U.S.-EU Data Transfer Deal is Invalid

European Court of Justice Rules U.S.-EU Data Transfer Deal is Invalid

By Anna Domanska - Oct 06, 2015

The widely used international agreement for transferring data from the European Union to the United States by thousands of companies is invalid, Europe’s highest court said on Tu

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EU Commissioner says it’s time to curb fiscal austerity

EU Commissioner says it’s time to curb fiscal austerity

By Jay Raol - Apr 23, 2013

While speaking on fiscal policies in Brussels, the European Commission President, Jose Manuel Barroso, admitted that the ‘fiscal austerity’ policy practiced in EU in the past 3

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EU Leaders Step Closer To Cutting Costs

EU Leaders Step Closer To Cutting Costs

By Jay Raol - Feb 08, 2013

European Union leaders are on the edge of agreeing to the terms of cutting costs after David Cameron proposed cuts by approximately €30 billion in the seven-year budget package.

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