European Union (EU) privacy regulators are expected to resolve the two-year long investigation into claims that Google has been misusing its dominant position in the online search market against its rivals.
EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said: "We can reach an agreement after the summer break. We can envisage this as a possible deadline."
Google submitted a settlement proposal to the EU Competition Commission earlier this month.
The commission's summer break runs through most of August this year and it is is planning to seek feedback from Google rivals and other third parties to reach an agreement.
Earlier this month, it was revealed that Google could face a fine of up to $1bn for its data privacy policies as new EU regulations allow a single regulator to fine companies they feel are not complying with privacy laws.
Last month, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) closed the 20-month antitrust probe into Google's web-search business that investigated whether it had manipulated its search results to favour its own services.
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