The EU Commission publishes a draft regulation aiming the imposition of ex-ante obligations on providers of certain pre-defined core platform services that qualify as gatekeepers

1. Introduction The draft Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on Contestable and Fair Markets in the Digital Sector (Digital Markets Act) (“DMA Proposal”) was announced by the European Commission (“Commission”) on December 15, 2020. [1] The DMA Proposal envisages the imposition of numerous ex-ante obligations on providers of certain pre-defined “core” platform services that qualify as “gatekeepers” per the criteria laid down thereunder. In this article, we evaluate the DMA Proposal under normative theories of regulation that set forth the conditions under which regulation is economically desirable, along with the aims that should ideally be pursued by such regulation. [2] As a part of this analysis, a comparison is made between the DMA Proposal and the New Regulatory

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  • ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law (Istanbul)
  • ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law (Istanbul)
  • ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law (Istanbul)
  • ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law (Istanbul)

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Gönenç Gürkaynak, Barış Yüksel, Baran Can Yıldırım, Zeynep Ayata Aydoğan, The EU Commission publishes a draft regulation aiming the imposition of ex-ante obligations on providers of certain pre-defined core platform services that qualify as gatekeepers , 15 December 2020, e-Competitions December 2020, Art. N° 98749

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