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Comment: Apple’s new UK probe may go beyond EU's on app store competition

By Lewis Crofts, Victoria Ibitoye and Nicholas Hirst
  • 09 Mar 2021 10:11
  • 09 Mar 2021 10:11
A probe into Apple marks a new era in UK antitrust enforcement and may offer up a real-time counterpoint to the EU's approach to the tech giant. It could be a test case for what the UK sees as “complementary” enforcement in an increasingly crowded environment of antitrust tech probes.

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Nicholas Hirst

Chief Correspondent

Nicholas covers EU merger review and antitrust investigations for Mlex in Brussels. He previously wrote about EU affairs for Politico Europe, European Voice and PaRR. After earning an LLM in European law from the College of Europe in Bruges, he spent a year working in the competition practice of a leading competition law firm in Brussels 2009-10. He graduated in modern European languages from Oxford University in 2006.

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