Professor Akman interviewed for the New York Times

Professor Pinar Akman, competition law expert was interviewed on 24 July by James Stewart for a piece in his column Common Sense in the New York Times.

The interview concerned the European Commission’s latest infringement decision against Google concerning the Android operating system, which culminated in a fine of over $5 billion. Professor Akman was interviewed about the some of the legal and commercial aspects of the decision and was quoted in the piece, which is available here.

Professor Akman, who is also the Director of the Centre for Business Law and Practice in the School, gave her initial thoughts on the Google Android decision can be read online.

In November 2017, Professor Akman was awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize (£100,000) which she will use to continue her research into various aspects of the application of competition law in digital markets.