Introduction On 17th July 2019 the EU Commission opened a formal antitrust investigation into Amazon and whether Amazon is using sensitive data it obtains from independent retailers which sell on Amazon Marketplace in breach of the EU competition rules. This formal probe had been widely expected for some time as the EU Competition Commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, had already signalled in September last year that the EU Commission was looking into Amazon’s conduct with a view to deciding whether to launch –Read More–