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EU digital gatekeeper law should cover buyouts of non-digital firms, key lawmaker says

By Tono Gil
  • 01 Sep 2021 11:05
  • 01 Sep 2021 11:05
Big tech companies should be required to notify EU authorities of all planned takeovers under the forthcoming Digital Markets Act, not just those within the digital sector, an influential lawmaker working on the file has said.

Under the European Commission’s proposal, companies designated as digital “gatekeepers” — almost certainly Google, Amazon

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Tono Gil

Regulatory Reporter

Tono is a competition reporter for MLex in Brussels. Prior to joining MLex, he worked as a trainee in the European Parliament and as a correspondent in Valencia and Buenos Aires for the Spanish news agency EFE. Tono holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Valencia and a master in Transmedia Journalism.

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