The UK Competition Authority publishes its responses to two Government consultations on reforming competition policy and on adopting a new pro-competition regime for digital markets

CMA welcomes government proposals on new powers* The CMA has responded to the government’s proposals to enhance its ability to tackle breaches of competition and consumer law and empower the Digital Markets Unit (DMU). Changes would see the CMA given the power to declare companies in breach of consumer law, without taking them to court first, and levy fines accordingly. Proposals would also enhance the CMA’s competition powers, increasing their speed and effectiveness. Separately, planned powers for the CMA’s Digital Markets Unit include creating enforceable codes of conduct for the biggest tech firms. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has today published responses to 2 Government consultations: Reforming competition and consumer policy and A new pro-competition regime for

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UK Competition Authority, The UK Competition Authority publishes its responses to two Government consultations on reforming competition policy and on adopting a new pro-competition regime for digital markets, 4 October 2021, e-Competitions October 2021, Art. N° 102807

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