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Paul Stone provides comment for City AM on the EU’s stamp of approval for digital laws

The European Parliament gave the Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act (DMA) the final green light this week, setting out major obligations for Big Tech moving forward.

As it stands, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority have only established the Digital Markets Unit on a non-statutory basis, with some calling for a greater focus to be given to the  dedicated unit.

Paul Stone, Senior Counsel, comments for City AM that as a result of this slow action, the EU had “stolen a march on the UK” with the legislative push.

He continues:

“Although the UK was originally ahead with its own proposals for regulating big tech, delays to the UK’s Digital Markets Bill mean that the UK will now be playing catch up”.
 
Read the full article in City AM here.
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