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Comment: Microsoft will hope EU progress on Activision deal raises pressure on UK regulator

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 17 Mar 2023 17:34
  • 17 Mar 2023 17:34
Microsoft appears to be closing in on a deal with the EU merger regulator over its buyout of Activision Blizzard, after the software giant submitted a targeted package of remedies overnight. That will pile pressure on the UK's competition regulator, which is conducting a parallel review and has so far maintained similar

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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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