Michael is a correspondent for MLex in Brussels. He previously reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.
Selected Insights by Michael
Lufthansa’s 9 billion-euro bailout package, approved by the European Commission and shareholders, will be talked about for years to come.
Investigations of the App Store and Apple Pay are latest enforcement initiatives designed to tackle digital platform operators
While there have been scores of national support measures approved under the EU's temporary coronavirus state aid framework, strikingly only Denmark has made extensive use of an alternative mechanism.
Dominant digital platforms would need to meet strict — and still undefined — criteria to be classified as “essential facilities,” EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager has said.
Europe’s airlines, struck down by the Covid-19 pandemic, shouldn’t expect a free rein from the European Commission on receiving emergency bailouts from national governments.