Antitrust Antitrust

Data access shows tension between UK's competition and privacy regulators, but some shared goals

By Vesela Gladicheva and Victoria Ibitoye
  • 19 May 2021 10:58
  • 19 May 2021 12:26
Smaller companies and new entrants can only be granted access to personal information as long as that's limited to what is "necessary and proportionate" in line with strict data protection rules, the UK's Competition and Markets Authority and Information Commissioner's Office said today in a joint statement.

But despite the potential tension point,

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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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