Antitrust Litigation & Investigations

Verdict: Epic Games Proved Google Unlawfully Maintained Monopoly Over Android App Sales and Payments

By Jonathan Rubin, Partner, MoginRubin LLP A San Francisco jury has found that Google monopolized the “Android app distribution” market and “Android ...

Antitrust Litigation & Investigations

Google Maps Wins Early Victory in Maps Antitrust Class Action

Alphabet, Inc., Google’s parent company, has won an early victory in the Google Maps antitrust litigation filed in the Northern District of ...

Antitrust Litigation & Investigations

New U.K. Competition Unit to Focus on Facebook and Google, and Protecting News Publishers

That’s practically what has happened in the U.K. where the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has increased oversight of ad-driven digital ...

Competition Theory

U.S., 11 States Sue to End Google’s Reign as “Monopoly Gatekeeper for the Internet”

Suit says company improperly uses market power to achieve exclusivity. The U.S. Department of Justice and 11 states have sued Google LLC in federal ...

Competition Theory

Raising New Questions re Antitrust Oversight, Epic Games Sues Apple, Google for Blocking 'Fortnite' App

When should 'marketplace platforms' be treated as markets controlled by operators? It poses a new brand of antitrust problem: private parties ...

Storm Clouds Forming Over Google as Summer Approaches

When researching the state of play between antitrust enforcers and Google, where does one start? Ah yes, Google “Google antitrust.” (Yes, the ...

Merger & Acquisitions

Undeterred by Challenges, Google Makes Another Move to Harvest Healthcare Data

You have to give Google credit. It’s no quitter. Despite pressure in the United States and Europe that might tell other companies to take a breath, ...

Data Privacy & Security

Google’s Cookie Conundrum: What’s Essential to Revenue Also Threatens Privacy

Google says cookies are good. They are critical to generating advertising revenue and they help the company improve its product from functionality ...

Antitrust Litigation & Investigations

Google is Allowing Businesses to Post Millions of Fake Listings on its Maps App. Will It Be Held Accountable?

According to a recent Wall Street Journal report millions of business listings on Google Maps are fake, thanks to businesses seeking to drive call ...

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