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Reconciling efficiency and protection of (sensitive) personal data in EU antitrust proceedings – Commentary on the Orders of the President of the General Court of 29 October 2020 in cases T‑451/20 R and T‑452/20 R

In the context of ongoing antitrust investigations into Facebook Inc.’s (‘Facebook’) data-related practices (AT.40628) and Facebook marketplace (AT.40684), on 13 March 2020 the European Commission (‘Commission’) issued two formal requests for information (‘RFIs’), requiring the company to produce a large number of internal documents. Facebook challenged the RFIs before the General Court of the European… Continue reading

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