European Commission

The European Commission is the executive branch of the European Union, responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the EU treaties and managing the day-to-day business of the EU.

(source: ec.europa.eu)

Apple Fights EU’s $2 Billion Antitrust Ruling
Apple Fights EU’s $2 Billion Antitrust Ruling
May 23, 2024  |  Apple

Apple has appealed a nearly $2 billion antitrust fine handed down by European regulators. As Reuters reported Tuesday (May 22), the appeal comes after the...

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CFPB and EU Eye Consumer Risks of BNPL, AI and Digital Payments
CFPB and EU Eye Consumer Risks of BNPL, AI and Digital Payments
April 11, 2024  |  CFPB

Consumer protection officials for the United States and the European Commission have met to discuss three shared priorities: buy now, pay later (BNPL), digital payments...

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EU Set to Investigate Apple, Google Compliance With DMA
EU Set to Investigate Apple, Google Compliance With DMA
March 21, 2024  |  Regulation

The European Commission (EC) is reportedly set to launch full-scale investigations of tech giants Apple and Google, looking into their compliance with the EU’s new Digital Markets Act (DMA). The probes...

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Report: DOJ’s Apple Antitrust Suit Could Land Thursday
Report: DOJ’s Apple Antitrust Suit Could Land Thursday
March 21, 2024  |  ANTITRUST

The Justice Department’s antitrust suit against Apple could reportedly arrive as soon as Thursday (March 21). That’s according to a report by Bloomberg News, citing sources familiar with the...

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EU Presses Big Tech Companies on AI Threats
EU Presses Big Tech Companies on AI Threats
March 14, 2024  |  Regulation

European regulators want to question Big Tech firms about potential threats of generative artificial intelligence (AI). To that end, the European Commission (EC) has sent...

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EC Deepens Investigation of AliExpress Compliance With Digital Services Act
EC Deepens Investigation of AliExpress Compliance With Digital Services Act
March 14, 2024  |  Regulation

The European Commission (EC) has opened formal proceedings to determine whether AliExpress breached requirements of the Digital Services Act. The probe will look at the...

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Apple Restores Epic Games’ Developer Account After Pressure From EU
Apple Restores Epic Games’ Developer Account After Pressure From EU
March 08, 2024  |  Apple

Apple has reversed its recent decision to block Epic Games from its App Store and devices in Europe. The move comes after pressure from European...

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Report: Shein to be Subjected to DSA Rules
Report: Shein to be Subjected to DSA Rules
March 08, 2024  |  Regulation

Fast-fashion giant Shein is reportedly facing scrutiny under the European Union’s Digital Services Act (DSA). Shein will soon be designated as a company that must...

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Apple/Epic Spat Gets EU Attention as DMA Takes Effect
Apple/Epic Spat Gets EU Attention as DMA Takes Effect
March 07, 2024  |  Apple

The European Commission wants answers about Apple’s ejection of Epic Games from its App Store. The commission (EC) has “requested further explanations” from the iPhone maker about the move, the Financial Times reported...

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