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European Commission – PRESS RELEASES – Press release – Antitrust: Commission opens formal investigation into Amazon’s e-book distribution arrangements “The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation into certain business practices by Amazon in the distribution of electronic books (“e-books”). The Commission will in particular investigate certain clauses included in Amazon’s contracts with publishers. […]

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Former E-Commerce Executive Charged with Price Fixing in the Antitrust Division’s First Online Marketplace Prosecution | OPA | Department of Justice “According to the charge, Topkins and his co-conspirators agreed to fix the prices of certain posters sold in the United States through Amazon Marketplace.  To implement their agreements, the defendant and his co-conspirators adopted […]

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