Google have filed an appeal against the £3.8 billion fine that was handed down by the European Commission last July.
The process of appeal could take years to move through the European courts system and the company risk invoking further financial penalties if it does not address the original issues highlighted by the commissioner.
According to reporting by the Financial Times Google have stated that: “We have now filed our appeal of the EC’s Android decision at the General Court of the EU.”
Root of the issue
European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager had hit Google with a record €4.3 billion fine