Lazar Radic on the EU’s Apple Decision

ICLE Senior Scholar Lazar Radic was quoted by The Drum in a story about the European Commission’s 1.8 billion euro fine of Apple. You read the full piece here.

One expert taking issue with the calculation of the Commission’s fine is Lazar Radic, a professor of law and a senior scholar of competition policy at the International Center for Law & Economics, who calls the lump sum “rather arbitrarily determined.” He adds that “it is unclear why such deterrence is needed” in light of the EU’s Digital Markets Act (DMA), which allows regulators to issue fines of up to 10% of an organization’s global turnover, or up to 20% for repeat infringements.