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Google case: EU lawmaker criticises Commission for taking so long

February 4, 2015 - Financial & Competition

Matthew Newman, senior correspondent at MLex, is joined by MEP Morten Messerschmidt (ECR) – rapporteur of the Parliament’s Annual Report on EU Competition Policy  to discuss the ongoing Google antitrust case.

Messerschmidt underlines that it is unacceptable for a company, consumers and the market to be waiting so long for a decision on the Google case. However, the Danish MEP also believes that the Parliament should not intervene in competences which are exclusively reserved to the CommissionIn his report Messerschmidt urges the Commission to resolve the Google case and move forward with its other competition probes.

Google case: “Commission needs to work swifter, more decisively and on clear deadlines”, claims rapporteur tweet

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