Progress

Current status
adopted
18 Jul 2022 adopted
05 Jul 2022 under deliberation
24 Mar 2022 under deliberation
15 Dec 2021 under deliberation
25 Nov 2021 under deliberation
15 Dec 2020 under deliberation

Scope

Implementers
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czechia
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Netherlands
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Policy Area
Competition
Policy Instrument
Merger control regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
cross-cutting
Government Branch
legislature
executive
Government Body
parliament
central government
Implementation Level
supranational

Timeline of events

18 Jul 2022
adopted

Council passes requirement regarding mergers and acquisitions for "gatekeepers" in DMA

On 18 July 2022, the Council of the European Union adopted the regulation on contestable and fair markets in the digital sector (Digital Markets Act). According to the adopted text, “gatekeepers” will have to notify the European Commission about the…

Source
Event type law
Action type adoption
Government branch legislature
Government body parliament
05 Jul 2022
under deliberation

EU Parliament passes requirement regarding mergers and acquisitions for "gatekeepers" in DMA

On 5 July 2022, the European Parliament passed the regulation on contestable and fair markets in the digital sector (Digital Markets Act). According to the adopted text, “gatekeepers” will have to notify the European Commission about their intent to…

Source
Event type law
Action type passage
Government branch legislature
Government body parliament
24 Mar 2022
under deliberation

Agreement between EU Parliament and Council on notification requirement regarding mergers and acquisitions for "gatekeepers" in DMA

In a final trilogue on 25 March 2022, the European Parliament and the European Council agreed on a provisional text for the Digital Markets Act (DMA), which will now have to be approved by the Council and the European Parliament. The text defines as…

Source
Event type law
Action type passage
Government branch executive
Government body central government
15 Dec 2021
under deliberation

Parliament adopts position on notification requirement regarding mergers and acquisitions for "gatekeepers" in DMA

On 15 December 2021, the European Parliament adopted its position on the Digital Markets Act (DMA). The “gatekeepers” will be subject to two additional obligations regarding mergers and acquisitions. Firstly, “gatekeepers” will have to notify the Eu…

Source
Event type law
Action type amendment
Government branch legislature
Government body parliament
25 Nov 2021
under deliberation

Council adopts general approach on notification requirement regarding mergers and acquisitions for "gatekeepers" in DMA

On 25 November 2021, the Council of the European Union (EU) adopted its general approach on the Digital Markets Act (DMA) proposal. The “gatekeepers” will be subject to two additional obligations regarding mergers and acquisitions. Firstly, “gateke…

Source
Event type law
Action type amendment
Government branch executive
Government body central government
15 Dec 2020
under deliberation

Commission proposes notification requirement regarding mergers and acquisitions for "gatekeepers" in DMA

On 15 December 2020, the European Commission submitted the EU Digital Markets Act (DMA) proposal to the European Parliament and Council. The “gatekeepers” will be subject to two obligations regarding mergers and acquisitions. Firstly, “gatekeepers” …

Source
Event type law
Action type introduction
Government branch executive
Government body central government