Google leaves court bruised, not broken

Politico (EU) | Feb 14, 2020 at 4:48 PM
  • It has been a good three days in court for the EU’s competition chief Margrethe Vestager.
  • At no point during the three-day hearing at the EU General Court in Luxembourg was the Commission’s position fundamentally threatened — unlike Google’s.
  • The same judge colored Friday’s proceedings with an unexpected suggestion that the court might actually increase the €2.42 billion fine — not what the search giant’s lawyers had in mind.