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New competition powers are getting positive feedback, EU's Vestager says

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 07 Sep 2020 11:03
  • 07 Sep 2020 11:15
A proposal to expand the powers of EU antitrust enforcers to allow them to take action against companies that aren't dominant has garnered support in a public consultation, the EU's competition boss said today. 

"We have had positive feedback," said Margrethe Vestager, of the consultation that comes to an end tomorrow.

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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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