The European Commission’s competition law investigation into Amazon is noteworthy not just because of the well-known subject, but because of its subject matter. Our guests, Damien Geradin and Silke Heinz are experts in this area of law who have followed the investigation closely. In this episode, Damien and Silke speak with John Roberti and Matthew Hall about data collection and the use of it, which is amongst the hottest topics in competition law worldwide, including in the EU. Listen to this episode to learn how the lessons from and implications of this investigation may extend to tech companies and beyond.
Silke Heinz // Partner // Heinz & Zagrosek
Damien Geradin // Partner // Euclid
The EU Press Release on this investigation
Bundeskartellamt obtains far-reaching improvements in the terms of business for sellers on Amazon’s online marketplaces
Federal Competition Authority
A528 – Amazon: investigation launched on possible abuse of a dominant position in online marketplaces and logistic services
John Roberti, Allen & Overy LLP and Matthew Hall, McGuireWoods London LLP