Apple’s cloud gaming restrictions may be biggest news in CMA interim report

As we explained in December, the CMA’s interim report on mobile ecosystems was a great piece of work which takes a holistic view of mobile ecosystems and the competition problems associated with these ecosystems. One concern raised in the interim report was not previously seen in the multiple reports and decisions issued by competition authorities … Continue reading Apple’s cloud gaming restrictions may be biggest news in CMA interim report

Compliance with the DMA: the need for interpretative guidelines and a proper regulatory dialogue

“Trilogue” negotiations for the Digital Markets Act (“DMA”) have begun and the EU institutions are likely to conclude discussions by late March. That is great news. Though we believe that no major change of direction is necessary (or realistic to expect), there are some areas that would benefit from improvement. As discussed in an earlier post, one such … Continue reading Compliance with the DMA: the need for interpretative guidelines and a proper regulatory dialogue

One needed area of improvement for the Digital Markets Act: The designation of gatekeepers

The Digital Markets Act (“DMA”) is one of the core priorities of the French presidency of the Council of the European Union (“Council”), which commenced on 1 January 2022. According to several reports, the French presidency would like to pursue an aggressive agenda, with trilogue discussions being wrapped up by the end of March and … Continue reading One needed area of improvement for the Digital Markets Act: The designation of gatekeepers