Dutch Watchdog To Probe Big Tech's Payment Market Plans

Law360 (October 22, 2019, 8:56 PM EDT) -- The Netherlands' antitrust enforcer will be looking into whether big tech companies such as Amazon, Facebook and Google have plans to get more involved in the Dutch payments market, it revealed Tuesday.

The Authority for Consumers and Markets, or ACM, said it will be reaching out to businesses to discuss their plans for getting into the Dutch payments game and digging into how more players in the market might affect competition.

"The entry of major tech firms would boost competition and innovation on the payments market," the competition watchdog said in a statement. "At the same time, ACM is fully aware...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS