Google was fined in Ukraine 1 million UAH for disrupting the investigation of the AMCU

Google received a fine of 1 million UAH from the Antimonopoly Committee (AMCU).

The reason was the failure to provide information by the company for more than a year. This is stated in the message of the Committee.

The AMCU noted that they were investigating the case of blocking the individual entrepreneur's account in the application Google My Business.

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However, the company did not provide the information requested by the Committee, which is why the regulator was unable to consider the case on a possible violation of the legislation on economic competition protection.

Context. In February 2021, the Verkhovna Rada adopted in the first reading a draft law obliging Google, Netflix, Facebook and other foreign tech giants to pay taxes in Ukraine.

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