DMA: Setting the Goalposts

In a little less than a month, the European Union’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) will start to bite, but how will it taste?

By March 7, companies that were designated as “gatekeepers” in September 2023 will be required to meet the obligations of Articles 5, 6, and 7 of the DMA Regulation. With the exception of ByteDance Ltd., the Chinese owners of TikTok, all of the designated companies have, by now, presented compliance proposals. The DMA’s expected beneficiaries (and, arguably, the loudest in favor of its passage) have been disappointed by some of these proposals, and seek more. But should the European Commission grant them what they are asking for?

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