UK antitrust enforcer to Microsoft: You can't bully us

Press quote (Politico)
22 August 2023

“This outcome seems likely to cement the CMA’s reputation as a competition authority which doesn’t just talk tough, but also has teeth,” said Zach Meyers, a competition expert at the Centre for European Reform think-tank.

“Big Tech firms will run with the argument that the CMA is not expert enough in this so we need a proper way to review their decisions,” Meyers, the Centre for European Reform competition expert, added. “But I don't know whether that will fly because most politicians on both sides of the aisle seem reasonably comfortable with the bill.”