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Pro-competition regulation in the digital economy: the United Kingdom’s Digital Markets Unit

Dunne, Niamh (2022) Pro-competition regulation in the digital economy: the United Kingdom’s Digital Markets Unit. Antitrust Bulletin, 67 (2). 341 - 366. ISSN 0003-603X

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Abstract

The United Kingdom, like many jurisdictions, is introducing more demanding ex ante regulation for the digital economy. Centered on the work of a Digital Markets Unit located within the existing copetition authority, the U.K. proposals are defined by an explicit commitment to “pro-competition” regulation. This article traces the evolution and emerging design of the forthcoming U.K. regime. It then explores the notion of pro-competition regulation in greater detail. While the concept increasingly transcends its domestic origins, this article argues that the balancing act between conventional competition law and traditional regulation that it reflects can be fully understood only when located within the distinctive circumstances of the wider U.K. regulatory landscape.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: https://journals.sagepub.com/home/abx
Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: Law
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2022 17:30
Last Modified: 24 May 2022 14:24
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/113886

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