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UK scraps tougher Big Tech merger-review standard, stays quiet on law to back digital regulator

By Victoria Ibitoye
  • 06 May 2022 14:45
  • 06 May 2022 14:45
Plans to toughen the standard under which mergers by the largest tech companies are reviewed in the UK have been dropped in the government's latest proposals to empower its digital markets regulator.
It has ditched moves to introduce a more cautious assessment for in-depth reviews of acquisitions by companies designated

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