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The Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill – What's New on the Competition Side?

05 May 2023. Published by Melanie Musgrave, Of Counsel and Leonia Chesterfield, Senior Associate

In addition to the headline landscape reforms to digital markets (see our update here) and consumer protection (see here), the much-anticipated Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill (the Bill), introduced into Parliament on 25 April 2023, makes wide-ranging enhancements to the competition powers of the Competition and Markets Authority (the CMA) and changes to the UK merger regime. 

Melanie Musgrave and Leonia Chesterfield take a look at a few key changes to competition law proposed by the Bill.