UCL Faculty of Laws


Professor Lianos cited as a source by Reuters on the European Commission's Amazon investigation

18 July 2019

The article, entitled ‘Amazon under EU antitrust fire over use of merchant data’, discusses the European Commission’s antitrust investigation into Amazon.


Professor Ioannis Lianos, Professor of Global Competition Law and Public Policy at UCL Laws, was cited today by Reuters in an article about the recently announced European Commission competition law investigation against Amazon.

Amazon is at the regulatory spotlight in the EU for exploiting its customers’ (merchants) information in order to boost its market power, thus abusing its dual position as a platform and a competitor with its customers.

Read ‘Amazon under EU antitrust fire over use of merchant data’ on the Reuters website.