The UK’s Digital Markets Unit: we’re not making any progress, but we promise we will “in due course”

Author: Tom Smith
Published: 10.05.2022
Photo by David Jakab on In the UK’s slow journey towards its Digital Markets Unit (“DMU”) regime, the Government has published its formal response to last summer’s consultation document (the “Response Document”). We now know that the necessary legislation will not be included in the next session of Parliament, and therefore will not be enacted within the next year, but at least this document confirms that it is still Government policy to do it “in due course” and “when Parliamentary time allows”. The Response Document The fundamentals of the regime are re-confirmed, for example: The DMU will be part…