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5/20/24 REUTERS LEGAL 18:47:19
REUTERS LEGAL
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May 20, 2024
Google cuts mystery check to US in bid to sidestep jury trial
Mike Scarcella
(Reuters) - Alphabet's Google has preemptively paid damages to the U.S. government, an unusual move aimed at avoiding a jury trial in the Justice Department's antitrust lawsuit over its digital advertising business.
Google disclosed the payment, but...
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Company: GOOGLE LLC; AXINN, VELTROP & HARKRIDER LLP
News Subject: (Government Litigation (1GO18); Judicial Cases & Rulings (1JU36); Legal (1LE33); Liability (1LI55))
Industry: (Internet (1IN27); Internet Regulatory (1IN49); Internet Technology (1IN39); Search Engines (1SE87))
Language: EN
Other Indexing: (Google LLC; Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider)
Keywords: antitrust; litigation; litigation; CorpCounsel
Word Count: 580
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