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Digital Markets Act: New commentary in English

Since 8 March 2024, large digital companies such as Apple, Alphabet (Google) and Meta (Facebook) have had to comply with the requirements of the Digital Markets Act (DMA). The new EU regulation is shaking up  digital markets and is intended to ensure fairness and greater contestability of positions of power on the internet. Professor Rupprecht Podszun from Heinrich Heine University has edited a commentary in English to coincide with the launch of the DMA. "We are very proud that we are able to help shape the international debate on the DMA with our commentary so early on. This piece of legislation is being watched around the world because digital gatekeepers and ecosystems are under scrutiny everywhere." On the day the commentary was published, the European Commission initiated the first infringement proceedings against Alphabet, Apple and Meta.

The 603-page commentary was published by Beck Nomos Hart. Philipp Bongartz and Alexander Kirk from Professor Podszun's chair contributed to the work. Commentators from the legal profession are Silke Heinz, Björn Herbers, Florian Huerkamp, Rüdiger Lahme, Marcel Nuys, Andreas Ruster, Daniela Seeliger and Anna Wolf-Posch. Sophie Gappa and Thorsten Käseberg from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and Andreas Schwab, Member of the European Parliament, who was responsible for the DMA as rapporteur, also contributed. A German-language commentary by the same team was published by Nomos last year. However, the English-language edition is not a translation, but an up-to-date, complete revision.

Kategorie/n: Fakultät und Institute, Startseitenbericht, Podszun
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