Today reported that the European Commission competition commissioner Margaret Wistag (Margrethe Vestager) will make a ruling on the AdWords case in the next few weeks, Google is expected to billions of dollars in fines.
This will be the second huge EU penalty facing Google this year. The EU announced in June this year, due to the Google search results in their own favor service Google Shopping, decided to Google fined 2 billion 420 million euros ($2 billion 900 million).
But Google has objections to the decision in September this year the EU ruling antitrust appeal. So far, Google has faced three EU antitrust charges. In April 2015, the European Union accused Google Google Shopping anti monopoly service. Last April, the EU also accused Google abused its dominant position in the European market for mobile, Android equipment manufacturers and network operators set up unfair restriction. In July, the EU also accused Google AdWords the existence of monopolistic behavior.
In June this year, the EU antitrust ruling on Google Shopping, the Google fined $2 billion 900 million. According to the original plan, Google will make a ruling on the anti monopoly Android before the end of this year.
In June, the European Union decided to hire a peer review team to assess the findings of the Android case, according to people familiar with the matter. Usually, this panel consists of 3 to 4 experienced officials, with a new perspective on the EU's investigation results are evaluated, in order to ensure the rationality of the case.
But today there are reports from the European Commission also needs further investigation, so Android antitrust case verdict has been postponed until next year.