CASE COMMENTS: GENERAL - EUROPEAN UNION - DIGITAL MARKETS - EX ANTE REGULATION - DMA - GATEKEEPERS

Digital markets: The European Commission publishes its proposal for a new regulation of the digital economy (Digital Markets Act)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Digital Markets Act ["DMA"] proposes new regulation to address the specificities of digital markets: "Digital markets legislation will only apply to large companies which will be designated as gatekeepers according to the objective criteria set out in the proposal" (EC, Questions and Answers, 15 December 2020). The message is clear. The target identified and the objective determined: to ensure fair andcontestablemarkets ("fair and contestable markets"; see EC, COM/2020/842 final) in the EU, reflecting a slightly different purpose from the traditional aim of competition law, namely to ensure free and undistorted competition. The European Parliament and

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Godefroy de Moncuit de Boiscuillé, Digital markets: The European Commission publishes its proposal for a new regulation of the digital economy (Digital Markets Act), 15 December 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 99106, pp. 101-103

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