The staging of the opening of the investigations was quite dramatic, but the process is actually quite common.
By Thomas Philippon
They are 50 against Google and 9 against Facebook. The New York prosecutor is leading the charge against Facebook with 8 of her colleagues and the Texas attorney has opened an investigation against Google with almost every state, but without California, where Google's headquarters is located.
Read the full Les Echos article in French.
___ Thomas Philippon is a Professor of Finance.