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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


EU Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act: What are the implications?

21 January 2021

The debate about how to regulate and ensure “digital” competition and guarantee a fair market is a global one. Jurisdictions around the world are grappling with how to handle the new tech environment – which includes the tricky issue of how to regulate the tech giants.

Europe has decided to be a pioneer in the regulation of digital platforms and marketplaces with a proposed digital package – the first major overhaul of EU rules for online players for two decades.

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