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Big Tech must face high bar for ecosystem mergers, UK regulator's chief economist says

By Victoria Ibitoye
  • 25 Oct 2022 18:21
  • 25 Oct 2022 18:21
Big Tech platform acquisitions that bolster their "digital ecosystems" need a high bar for clearance, particularly if they involve data advantages, the chief economist of the UK's Competition and Markets Authority has said.

Mike Walker said it was important that merger regulators protect opportunities for disruptive innovation as this often is the best

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Victoria Ibitoye

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Victoria covers mergers and acquisitions for MLex in London. Prior to joining MLex, Victoria was a city reporter at the Daily Mail covering transport, retail and writing the daily market report. Victoria holds a law degree from the University of Nottingham.

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