Full steam ahead for the UK Digital Markets Unit

Author: Tom Smith
Published: 17.11.2022
UK politics has been in a parlous state. Today the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer attempted to stabilize the country’s finances by announcing some eye-watering tax rises and spending cuts in the Autumn Statement. However, of more relevance to readers of this blog, he also made a significant announcement about the legislation required to implement the Digital Markets Unit (“DMU”) regime in the UK. Digital Markets Unit In May 2022, the Government’s position was that it would legislate “as soon as parliamentary time allows” and it would publish a draft Bill during the current session of Parliament, i.e. before May…