Are existing competition law tools sufficient enough to regulate the major online platforms, such as Google and Facebook?

09.07.2020

Following the CMA’s Final Report of the ‘Online Platforms and Digital Advertising’ market study, published on 1 July 2020, it has been concluded that existing competition law tools are not sufficient to regulate the major online platforms, such as Google and Facebook.

Stephen Smith and Elisa Lindemann review three key competition concerns identified in the digital advertising market, the proposed new pro-competition regulatory regime and the CMA’s decision not to make a market investigation reference at this point.

Read the full article on our competition law blog, The CLIP Board.

Stephen Smith

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Elisa Lindemann - Trainee Solicitor

Elisa Lindemann

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