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By George Houpis and Tom Ovington

The Digital Markets Act (DMA) sets out a series of do’s and don’ts, which gatekeepers across a range of ‘core platform services’ (CPS’s) will have to comply with. The DMA aims to improve the contestability and fairness associated with the various CPS’s, as well as for adjacent/downstream services. This ambitious and wide-reaching form of ex-ante regulation is intended to complement the existing ex-post competition regime.


As the Digital Markets Act enters the implementation phase, GEORGE HOUPIS and TOM OVINGTON highlight the importance of proportionality in considering obligations

Intermedia Issue:
Vol 51 Issue 1
Issue Date:
March 2023
Tom Ovington Tom Ovington Manager, Frontier Economics George Houpis (Dr) George Houpis (Dr) Director, Frontier Economics

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