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Tougher EU 'gatekeeper' rules win backing of lawmakers

By Arezki Yaïche and Michael Acton
  • 18 Jun 2020 09:30
  • 29 Jun 2020 11:27
Plans for tougher EU competition laws, particularly on digital companies, look set to win the backing of the European Parliament, in a boost to European Commission officials drafting the new regulations.

In draft updates to their annual competition report, seen by MLex, EU lawmakers voice their support for tougher rules on

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Michael Acton

Senior Correspondent


Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.

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