A New Regulatory Paradigm for the Digital Sector in Europe


The new regulatory framework in the digital sector in Europe is likely to fall short of expectations. A fragmented digital market with insuffi cient incentives for investment is the probable outcome. European regulators should abandon their approach in favour of a new and more flexible set of ideas discussed in this paper.

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Correspondence to Georg Serentschy.

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The author is grateful for helpful contributions from regulatory insiders and insightful discussions with outstanding persons from the regulatory community.

Georg Serentschy, Serentschy Advisory Services, Vienna, Austria.

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Serentschy, G. A New Regulatory Paradigm for the Digital Sector in Europe. Intereconomics 53, 287–290 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10272-018-0767-y

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