Margrethe Vestager

Type: Person
Name: Margrethe Vestager
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Companies launch website against Google search practices

Yelp, TripAdvisor and their allies launched a new website, Focus on the User, to convince European antitrust officials to compel Google to stop taking advantage of its overwhelming market share and tweak its algorithm to disadvantage rivals by pushing ... [Published Telecompaper - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

EU regulator pushes inquiry on tax deals

Reuters/File 2013Apple has long insisted it has fulfilled its tax obligations and has made no special arrangements with Ireland.BRUSSELS — Europe’s antitrust regulator is expected to provide fuller details on why it suspects Ireland and some other low-tax ... [Published Boston Globe - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

New European Union competition boss ready to end bank exemption from aid rules

BRUSSELS: The incoming European Union competition chief said on Monday that the banking sector's exemption from rules banning illegal state aid should end as soon as market conditions allow.European Union governments pumped 508 billion euros ($644 billion), ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

JPMorgan to HSBC Said to Stall EU Euribor Case Amid Bias Inquiry

Sept. 26 (Bloomberg) -- JPMorgan Chase & Co., HSBC Holdings Plc and Credit Agricole SA delayed by months the European Union’s probe into Euribor rigging amid scrutiny of possible EU bias, according to three people familiar with the investigation.The trio ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Google hits back at News Corp over piracy claims

Details response to public attack.Google today publicly retaliated against News Corp for calling it a platform for piracy and an "unaccountable bureaucracy," in a point-by-point rebuttal that stressed the internet search company's commitment to fighting ... [Published IT News Australia - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

[Ticker] German commissioner wants to limit Google near-monopoly

TickerToday @ 09:32By EUOBSERVERIncoming digital commissioner Guenther Oettinger is demanding tough action against the near-monopoly of internet search firm Google, even though competition is the remit of his Danish colleague, Margrethe Vestager. Google ... [Published EUobserver - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

New head of DG Comp appointed

European Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker announced the new organisational structure of the EU’s executive arm along with his new team of Commissioners, who are scheduled to take office in November 2014.Margrethe Vestager is to become the ... [Published Lexology - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

New EU antitrust head not swayed by anti-Americanism, bullies

BRUSSELS: Margrethe Vestager says that neither ‘loud people’ in business and government nor ‘anti-Americanism’ will sway her rulings […] ... [Published MySarawak - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Google's EU competition investigation could be widened

The EU’s competition watchdog investigating Google over unfair search engine practices could turn its attention to the firm’s other services.European Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said he had received several complaints about other areas of ... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

New EU antitrust head not swayed by bullies

BRUSSELS: Margrethe Vestager says that neither "loud people" in business and government nor "anti-Americanism" will sway her rulings on antitrust cases when she becomes the European Union's new competition commissioner.The Danish liberal, a at home until ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

EU may probe Google's non-search services

European competition authorities may widen an examination of Google to look at non-search services following several complaints, a senior official said yesterday. European competition authorities may widen an examination of Google to look at non-search ... [Published Irish Independent - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 4 reports

Danish reformer gets EU antitrust stick; German to police the Internet

By BRUSSELS, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Europe's incoming competition and telecoms chiefs will have their plates full for the next five years as one tackles global companies suspected of acting unfairly while the other seeks to keep the Internet open and let ... [Published Sharenet - Sep 10 2014]

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...to the usual application of state aid control in the banking sector," Margrethe Vestager said in written answers to questions from EU lawmakers. "i am ready to do so as soon as the market conditions permit."

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Private Enforcement in Europe Takes Major Step ... [Published Town Hall - 8 hours ago]
New EU Commission [Published American Institute for Contemporary German Studies - 23 hours ago]
Google Rivals Accuse Tech Giant Of Gaming Searc... [Published International Business Times - Sep 30 2014]
Companies launch website against Google search ... [Published Telecompaper - Sep 30 2014]
EU regulator pushes inquiry on tax deals [Published Boston Globe - Sep 30 2014]
Google Rivals Launch Site Explaining Why E.U. S... [Published Recode - Sep 29 2014]
EU watchdog to give detail on Apple and Fiat ta... [Published Sharenet - Sep 29 2014]
New European Union competition boss ready to en... [Published Economic Times - Sep 29 2014]
New EU competition boss ready to end bank exemp... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 29 2014]
EU commissioners face MEP grilling [Published BBC - Sep 29 2014]
Google Inc (GOOGL) Doesn’t Even Feel Threatened... [Published InsiderMonkey.com - Sep 26 2014]
The Juncker Commission 2014-2019 [Published EurActiv.com - Sep 26 2014]
JPMorgan to HSBC Said to Stall EU Euribor Case ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 26 2014]
Google hits back at 'Dear Rupert' over search d... [Published The Register - Sep 26 2014]
[Ticker] German commissioner wants to limit Goo... [Published EUobserver - Sep 26 2014]
Google hits back at News Corp over piracy claims [Published IT News Australia - Sep 26 2014]
Google fires back at News Corp; defends search,... [Published CNBC - Sep 25 2014]
New head of DG Comp appointed [Published Lexology - Sep 25 2014]
New EU antitrust head not swayed by anti-Americ... [Published MySarawak - Sep 24 2014]
Google's EU competition investigation could be ... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Sep 24 2014]
EU changes tack on Google, threatens record fine [Published EUobserver - Sep 24 2014]
New EU antitrust head not swayed by bullies [Published Economic Times - Sep 24 2014]
EU may probe Google's non-search services [Published Irish Independent - Sep 24 2014]
EU to Google: Improve antitrust settlement or f... [Published CNET News - Sep 23 2014]
Google Faces Antitrust Charges In Latest EU Dis... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Sep 23 2014]
INTERVIEW-New EU antitrust head not swayed by a... [Published CNBC - Sep 23 2014]
Google Inc (GOOGL)’s Under The Lens of Antitrus... [Published InsiderMonkey.com - Sep 23 2014]
EU anti-trust chief officially demands more fro... [Published Electronista - Sep 23 2014]
EU's Almunia Says May Probe Google's Non-search... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 23 2014]
EU Still Waiting On Google To Come Up With New ... [Published WebProNews - Sep 23 2014]
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EU's Almunia Says May Probe Google's Non-search... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 23 2014]
By Francesco Guarascio and Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Google Inc, the target of an EU antitrust investigation into its internet search engine, may face further scrutiny over its other services following several complaints, Europe's antitrust ...
FT column: Continental jealousy is no reason to... [Published FT.com - John Gapper's Business Blog - Sep 11 2014]
In the last months of the current European Commission, Google is in deep trouble. Its effort to reach an antitrust deal with Joaquín Almunia, the competition commissioner who is to be succeeded by Margrethe Vestager, is failing amid an outcry from politicians ...
Google’s EU search antitrust case will definite... [Published GigaOM Network - Sep 10 2014]
As expected, Google’s big European Union search antitrust case won’t be wrapped up by the end of October and will be passed to the next competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager. According to IDG, current antitrust chief Joaquín Almunia has conceded ...
Google’s EU search antitrust case will definite... [Published GigaOM - Sep 10 2014]
As expected, Google’s big EU search antitrust case won’t be wrapped up by the end of October, and will be passed to the next competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager. According to IDG, current antitrust chief Joaquín Almunia has conceded that he won’t ...
Meet The New Leadership Of Europe: Presenting T... [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 10 2014]
As reported eaelier this morning, here, courtesy of Bloomberg, are the nominees for the next European Commission under the presidency of Jean-Claude "If Serioues Then lie" Juncker, with one from each of the European Union’s 28 countries. Job assignments ...
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