March 2, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Digital Markets Act – how to break the market dominance of Big Tech

What are the problems with market dominance of big tech? How are governments trying to solve them? Will the Digital Markets Act and similar efforts be enough? Join this webinar to learn more.

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The Digital Markets Act is a major piece of European legislation, currently under negotiation, aiming to contain the abuse of market power by big tech companies. It comes at a time of growing global awareness that the dominant and quasi monopolistic roles of a few big tech companies has deeply problematic implications for our societies. Regulatory efforts to challenge those monopolies are now evolving all around the globe, including the US, the UK and and Australia. What are the problems with market dominance of big tech? How are governments trying to solve them? Will the Digital Markets Act and similar efforts be enough?

Save the date:

Rasmus Andresen, Green shadowrapporteur for the DMA in the committee on Industry is delighted to welcome the following speakers:

– Zephyr Teachout, author and associate professor of law at Fordham University

– Monika Schnitzer, Chair for Comparative Economics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich

– Julia Reda, former Member of the European Parliament and now researcher on digital rights at the Berlin-based civil rights organisation Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte

The three experts will present their views on existing problems in the EU and in the US and possible solutions from upcoming legislation. And you will of course have the possibility to ask our guests and Rasmus Andresen all your questions during a subsequent Q&A session.