The UK Competition Authority prioritises digital markets and sustainability as key focus areas in its 2022-2023 annual plan

Digital markets and Sustainability are key focus areas of the CMA’s 2022-2023 Annual Plan* On 24 March 2022, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published its 2022-2023 Annual Plan, setting out the focus areas for the UK’s principal competition and consumer protection regulator. In contextualising the Annual Plan, the Chair of the CMA noted that the current rising cost of living and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic underpin the CMA’s core aims of keeping prices down for consumers and encouraging economic growth. The CMA also recognises that the pandemic has accelerated the importance of online trading, which is reflected in its focus on digital markets. The Annual Plan is subdivided into five broad themes, with a focus on a wide range of industry sectors, from healthcare

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  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (London)
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (London)
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (London)

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Hannah Walker Gore, Sarah Jensen, Rikki Haria, The UK Competition Authority prioritises digital markets and sustainability as key focus areas in its 2022-2023 annual plan, 24 March 2022, e-Competitions March 2022, Art. N° 106055

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