Dirk Auer on the EU’s Google Shopping decision

Bloomberg Law – ICLE Senior Fellow Dirk Auer was quoted by Bloomberg Law in a story about a ruling by the EU’s General Court that Google violated European Competition rules. The full story is available (behind a subscriber firewall) here.

“The ruling will make it harder for platforms to favor their own services because they risk infringing competition law as soon as doing so harms a rival,” said Dirk Auer, a professor at Liege University in Belgium. “Unfortunately, this will be detrimental to consumers.”