A Two-year Dispute Between FAS Russia and Google Ends with the Conclusion of the Settlement Agreement
On April 17, 2017 Arbitrazh Court of the Moscow District approved the settlement agreement concluded between the Federal Anti-monopoly Service (hereinafter – “FAS Russia”) and Google, which ended two-year dispute between anti-monopoly authority and Google Corp.
Under the terms of the settlement agreement Google shall:
refuse from exclusivity conditions for its applications on Android-powered devices in Russia;
not limit the preset of any competing search services and applications (including default search on home screen);
refuse from any stimulation of preset of Google search engine as the only available;
refuse from further use of provisions of agreements which are contrary to the terms of the settlement agreement;
undertake to ensure the rights of third parties to include their search engines in the selection window.
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