Enforcers could intervene to protect fledgling companies, Laitenberger says

Matt Richards

31 January 2019

Enforcers could intervene to protect fledgling companies, Laitenberger says

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Competition authorities could step in to prevent dominant platforms from buying up small companies that have the potential to become a competitive force in the future, the European Commission’s director-general for competition has said.