A Two-year Dispute Between FAS Russia and Google Ends with the Conclusion of the Settlement Agreement

April, 2017 - Russia

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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