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Is blocking the Microsoft-Activision deal just the start for UK digital competition regulation?

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This week on the podcast, Conan D'Arcy is joined by Associate Bart Myners to unpack the CMA's decision to block Microsoft's blockbuster purchase of Activision-Blizzard. They also touch on the UK's new Digital Markets, Competition and Consumer Bill, which empowers the CMA to introduce a range of pre-emptive measures on large tech platforms with a view to protecting competition. Is the UK taking on the mantle from Brussels of being the scourge of “Big Tech”?

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