Amelia Fletcher

Amelia Fletcher CBE is a Professor of Competition Policy at the Centre for Competition Policy, University of East Anglia. She is also a Non-Executive Director at the UK Competition and Markets Authority and a member of the Enforcement Decision Panel at Ofgem. From 2013/4 to 2020, she was a Non-Executive Director at the Financial Conduct Authority and the Payment Systems Regulator, and has been a member of DGComp’s Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy. She was a member of the Digital Competition Expert Panel, commissioned by the UK Treasury and led by Jason Furman, which reported in March 2019. She was Chief Economist at the Office of Fair Trading (2001-2013). She has written and presented widely on competition and consumer policy.

How Europe Can Enforce the Digital Markets Act Effectively 

As the European Commission gets ready to embark on the complicated task of implementing the recently agreed-upon Digital Market Act, which would...

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Mergers and Smoking Guns

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