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See original article in english Fabien Curto Millet: In the wake of a new antitrust era

INTERVIEW : CONCURRENCE - LÉGISLATION SUR LES SERVICES NUMÉRIQUES - LÉGISLATIONS SUR LES MARCHÉS NUMÉRIQUES - GATEKEEPERS

Fabien Curto Millet : In the wake of a new antitrust era

Interview réalisée par Fayrouze Masmi-Dazi, Associée, Frieh Associés, Paris.

While big techs are under the fire of an exponentially-growing number of antitrust investigations, particularly in Europe and in the United States, the European Commission unveiled on December 15, 2020, an innovative dual legislative package with the intention to tame the digital sector. Yet if the proposed legislative package includes a BtoB instrument to tackle issues that have arisen in relation to the emergence of technological conglomerates acting now as gatekeepers (hereafter the “Digital Markets Act” or “DMA”), it is not a new competition law instrument, but rather a complement to the existing competition rules, aiming at protecting the interests of individual market players operating within the internal market rather than protecting a public economic order. In the above context,

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Fabien Curto Millet, Fayrouze Masmi-Dazi, Fabien Curto Millet: In the wake of a new antitrust era, May 2021, Concurrences N° 2-2021, Art. N° 99851, www.concurrences.com

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