Moscow Arbitration Court, Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) Apple Inc. It illegally imposed the payment service on the App Store on app developers. The FAS ordered the company to fine 1.2 billion rubles.
The court rejected Apple Inc.’s application seeking the antimonopoly service’s actions to be recognized as invalid.
“Refusing to fulfill the specified conditions,” said Judge Ekaterina Aksenova.
In 2022, FAS Russia fined Apple 1,177,988,700 rubles (more than $17 million) for violating antitrust laws. The American company allegedly forced Russian iOS app developers to use the company’s payment tool in their apps. Apple Inc. He was found guilty of antitrust violations in July 2022. The amount of the fine was determined later during the administrative investigation.
Advance Specialist judicial The Federal Antimonopoly Service’s decision to fine Apple is absolutely justified.
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