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Digital mergers see EU regulator flagging dominance and leveraging, Wilpshaar says

By Natalie McNelis
  • 13 Dec 2022 17:34
  • 13 Dec 2022 17:34
Protecting dominance on core markets and leveraging market power are red flags for the EU watchdog in assessing digital mergers, a top official from the European Commission said today.

Annemiek Wilpshaar, head of the watchdog's department assessing digital mergers, highlighted two types of concerns that repeatedly arise in its assessment of digital mergers:

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Natalie McNelis

Senior Correspondent


Natalie McNelis covers mergers for MLex in Brussels. Before joining MLex in 2017, she spent 20 years as an international trade and competition lawyer in law firms including Stibbe and WilmerHale. Natalie has a BA in English from Mount Holyoke College, a JD from Harvard Law School and an LLM in EU law from KU Leuven. She is admitted to the bar in New York.

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