competition law and commercial law

DOJ sues Google for its dominance in the online advertising market

CNN — The Justice Department and eight states sued Google on Tuesday, accusing the company of harming competition with its dominance in the online advertising market and calling for its dissolution. The decision marks the Biden administration’s first successful antitrust case against a Big Tech company. The eight states joining the lawsuit are California, Colorado, …

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Elon Musk’s Twitter has blocked links to rival Mastodon. This could set off alarm bells among regulators

CNN — Elon Musk’s Twitter sparked an international outcry on Thursday by suspending a number of journalists from major news outlets that cover it. But a different and possibly related move Twitter made around the same time against a fast-growing rival could open the company up to regulatory scrutiny, some legal experts say. In addition …

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The Nexperia and Elmos cases show how the US-China chip war is spreading to Europe

hong kong CNN Business — Two European chip deals have run into trouble over their ties to China, a sign of concern spreading in the West about China’s potential control over critical infrastructure. Last week the new owner of Britain’s biggest chipmaker was ordered to reverse its takeover, just days after another chip factory sale …

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