EDHEC Augmented Law Institute in the news


The expertise and research of EDHEC Augmented Law Institute are the subject of regular publications in the international press.

Discover a selection of recent articles below.

Article The Guardian Anne Witt EDHEC Augmented Law Institute


February 8, 2023

Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard acquisition will harm UK gamers, says watchdog

Anne Witt, a professor of antitrust law at EDHEC Business School, said a full block by the CMA would force Microsoft to abandon the deal worldwide, unless it managed to get the decision overturned on appeal; while if Microsoft agreed to sell Call of Duty, such a move would probably satisfy other regulators.


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Article Petites Affiches EDHEC Augmented Law Institute


December 20, 2022

How DMA rules will challenge online gatekeepers beyond Europe

The EU’s Digital Markets Act will disrupt the business model that has helped five big companies dominate global technology. In doing so it could create significant opportunities for smaller competitors.


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Anne Witt Article EDHEC Augmented law Institute


October 22, 2022

The law is catching up with big tech

The EU’s Digital Markets Act becomes law on Tuesday and will regulate the conduct of “gatekeepers” — digital platforms with entrenched market power. Its objective is to make these markets fairer and more contestable. By Anne C. Witt.


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Article Bloomberg Anne Witt EDHEC


December 19, 2022

Apple’s IPhone Needs a Shake-Up. A New Law Might Help.

An EU law that loosens the tech giant’s iron grip on core iPhone functions should breathe new life into the device. Quotes from Anne C. Witt, professor at EDHEC Business School, EDHEC Augmented Law Institute.


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October 21, 2022

Can the EU’s Digital Markets Act rein in big tech?

On 12 October 2022, the European Union published the final version of its new Digital Markets Act (DMA). It’s a ground-breaking piece of legislation that will regulate the business conduct of so-called digital gatekeepers – the providers of the core platform services on which businesses depend to reach their customers.


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Washington Post 2022 Anne Witt


November 24, 2022

Meta Gives Regulators a New Reason to Bite

Anne Witt, an antitrust scholar with EDHEC Business School, said Ryan’s complaint held weight if Meta failed to improve its visibility into its own myriad data systems. She pointed out that his approach was similar to that of Germany’s antitrust regulators, who in 2019 used competition law to stop Facebook from imposing excessive data collection terms on consumers.

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Euronews article - EDHEC Augmented Law


February 2nd, 2022

EU top court adviser issues opinion on police use of phone location data 

According to Gianclaudio Malgieri, an Associate Professor of Law and Technology at the EDHEC Business School in Lille, the court’s justices will probably agree with the Advocate General’s opinion.

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New York Times article EDHEC Augmented Law Institute 2021


July 30, 2021

If You Don’t Trust A.I. Yet, You’re Not Wrong

Opinion Piece by Gianclaudio Malgieri and Frank Pasquale - Americans have good reason to be skeptical of artificial intelligence.

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FDI Emmanuelle Deglaire EDHEC


June 23, 2021

Global minimum corporate tax and its impact on FDI

Emmanuelle Deglaire, an associate tax professor at EDHEC Business School, says the global minimum corporate tax  would create “tax neutrality” and reduce the incentive for MNCs to shift profit.

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