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The German Facebook Case – Towards an Increasing Symbiosis Between Competition and Data Protection Laws?

BY | February 25, 2019

By Dr. Jörg Hladjk, Philipp Werner & Lucia Stoican –  The outcome of the German Facebook proceedings is of much interest for the development of both EU competition and data…

By Dr. Jörg Hladjk, Philipp Werner & Lucia Stoican – 

The outcome of the German Facebook proceedings is of much interest for the development of both EU competition and data protection laws. It will most likely set a precedent, since it is the first time that an infringement of data protection rules will be examined by a competition enforcer under abuse of dominance rules. Could this case therefore pave the way to a convergence between competition and data protection rules? Could this

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