Digital Markets Act – Overview

The Digital Markets Act (DMA) is a ground-breaking piece of EU regulation, imposing rules on platforms acting as “gatekeepers” in the digital sector, and aiming to ensure fairness and contestability in digital markets. The main obligations and prohibitions in the DMA apply from 7 March 2024 to the designated gatekeepers, and therefore we take this … Read more

EU Digital Markets Act update: potential gatekeepers submit notifications

On 4 July 2023, the European Commissioner for the Internal Market, Thierry Breton, revealed in a LinkedIn post the companies that have declared that they meet the thresholds to qualify as gatekeepers under the Digital Markets Act (DMA). The deadline for such notifications was yesterday, 3 July 2023. The list includes the following seven companies: … Read more

DIGITAL MARKETS ACT SOON TO ENTER INTO FORCE – OVERVIEW OF KEY PROVISIONS

The Digital Markets Act (DMA) is a ground-breaking piece of EU regulation, imposing rules on platforms acting as “gatekeepers” in the digital sector, and aiming to ensure fairness and contestability in digital markets. It will enter into force on 1 November 2022, setting the clock running for gatekeepers to comply. In summary, it introduces ex … Read more