Progress

Current status
in grace period
01 Nov 2022 in grace period
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
Other operating condition
Policy Instrument
Operating condition, nes
Regulated Economic Activity
cross-cutting
Government Branch
legislature
executive
Government Body
parliament
central government
Implementation Level
supranational

Timeline of events

01 Nov 2022
in grace period

Entry into force with grace period of regulatory categorization of "gatekeeper" outlined in DMA

On 1 November 2022, the Digital Markets Act (DMA) outlining thresholds for the designation of companies as "gatekeepers" enters into force with a grace period until 2 May 2023. The Act defines “gatekeepers” as companies providing “a core platform se…

Source
Event type law
Action type in force with grace period
Government branch legislature
Government body parliament
18 Jul 2022
adopted

Council adopts DMA including regulatory categorization of "gatekeeper"

On 18 July 2022, the Council of the European Union adopted the Digital Markets Act (DMA) outlining the thresholds for "gatekeepers" classification. The Act defines “gatekeepers” as companies providing “a core platform service” (such as browsers, mes…

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

EU Parliament passes DMA including regulatory categorisation of "gatekeeper"

On 5 July 2022, the European Parliament passed the Digital Markets Act outlining the thresholds for "gatekeepers" classification. The Act defines “gatekeepers” as companies providing “a core platform service” (such as browsers, messengers or social…

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 regulatory categorisation of "gatekeeper" 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 “gatekeeper” qualification in DMA

On 15 December 2021, the European Parliament approved its amended text for the Digital Markets Act (DMA). The approved text includes several amendments concerning the “gatekeeper” designation. The Parliament proposes a new quantitative threshold for…

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

Council adopts position on "gatekeeper" qualification in DMA

On 25 November 2021, the EU Council adopted its general approach on the Digital Markets Act (DMA) proposal. The adopted text brings several amendments with regards to the “gatekeeper” designation. Firstly, the designation procedure was amended to in…

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

Commission proposes regulatory categorisation of “gatekeeper” in Digital Markets Act

On 15 December 2020, the European Commission submitted the Digital Markets Act (DMA) proposal to the European Parliament and Council of the European Union (EU). The proposal outlines criteria for determining if certain online platforms are “gatekeep…

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