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Qualcomm appeals against Korean competition fine

Wednesday 22 February 2017 | 10:34 CET | News
Qualcomm filed an injunction against South Korea's Fair Trade Commission and fines of over KRW 1 trillion imposed on the US-based chipmaker, a court official told the Korea Herald. The filing with the Seoul Central District Court came a day before the deadline for Qualcomm to appeal the regulatory decision. Qualcomm is asking the court to suspend the sanctions from the antitrust agency, claiming the decision may have been politically motivated. "The incorrect decision is the product of an unfair process that we believe was heavily influenced by commercial interests," Qualcomm General Counsel

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Qualcomm / Samsung
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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