CMA wins high court appeal in Apple case

Mobile browsers and cloud gaming investigation

Eve Maddock-Jones
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The Competition Markets Authority has won its high court appeal in its case into tech giant Apple, which could allow it to continue its investigation into mobile browsers and cloud gaming.

The judgment overturned the Competition Appeal Tribunal's (CAT) March 2023 decision, which upheld an appeal by Apple and put the CMA's investigation on hold. The investigation does remain on hold however, pending determination of any application for permission to appeal to the Supreme Court. Sarah Cardell, chief executive of the CMA, said: "This ruling gives the CMA the backing it needs to protect consumers and promote competition in UK. As this judgment clearly states, the previous ruling by the CAT would have had ‘serious consequences' for the CMA's ability to investigate potential ...

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