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$2.7 billion fine: Google taps top law firms to fight EU regulatory battles

Antirust regulators are weighing a record fine against Google over its Android operating system

Reuters 

Google has ramped up its legal firepower as it prepares to do battle with EU antitrust regulators after a landmark 2.4-billion-euro ($2.7 billion) fine and the possibility of a second record sanction before the end of the year. Alphabet unit Google, the world's most popular internet search engine, is drawing on the expertise of at least five top law firms in Brussels to help it deal with its EU regulatory troubles, people familiar with the matter said. The EU competition authority hit the company with a 2.4 billion euro ($2.7 billion) penalty last month for unfairly ...

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First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 03:38 IST
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