French regulator fines Apple €1.1bn for anti-competitive behaviour

Apple store in Strasbourg, France Credit: iStock/AdrianHancu

France’s antitrust regulator, the Autorité de la Concurrence, has fined Apple a record €1.1bn for anti-competitive agreements with wholesalers. It is the largest fine on record from the French regulator. It said Apple conspired with two wholesalers, Tech Data and Ingram Micro, in agreements to align prices. Tech Data was fined €76m and Ingram Micro will have to pay €63m.…

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