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Economics Europe

Internet Giants and Big Firms: Geopolitical dividends on the horizon?

Political leaders have recently taken actions to curb Big Tech through tax reform, anti-competition investigations, and are considering breaking up potential monopolies.

Europe Finance

European competition commission builds cases against tech firms

In a number of digital trade sectors, the preeminent forces are major U.S. firms—from “traditional” firms making consumer electronics to dedicated providers of digital services, including those involving internet search, entertainment, social media, and cloud computing.

Economics Europe

4 reasons Apple should have seen EU tax ruling coming

The European Commission’s recent action against Apple is the latest in a number of antitrust cases it has brought against U.S tech firms. Despite howls of protest, Commissioner Margrethe Vestager shows no sign of toning down her policy.

Europe Technology and infrastructure

Google’s antitrust charges underscore EU’s battle on anti-competitiveness

Europe is struggling to reconcile an era of a rapid change in the tech industry, the power of giant tech firms, and ‘big data’.

Economics International

Resurgence of MFN clauses in contracts and treaties

Most favored nation clauses have been around for centuries. Perhaps because of their increasing popularity, however, governments and the public are starting to question how well they work.  What do