Bloomberg Law
April 27, 2021, 9:52 AM

Apple Set to Get EU Antitrust Complaint Over Spotify (1)

Aoife White
Aoife White
Bloomberg News

Apple Inc. faces a European Union antitrust complaint as soon as this week, escalating a probe into Spotify Technology SA’s allegations that App Store rules are unfair, according to a person familiar with the case who asked not to be named because the process isn’t public.

The move raises the risk that the EU could order changes to Apple’s App Store or impose fines. Apple will have the chance to argue its case against any EU suspicions before regulators take a final decision. The EU is also probing Apple over e-books and payments.

Spotify complained in 2019 that Apple ...