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Margrethe Vestager Margrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for Competition, has been nominated to a second five-year term and will also oversee the EU’s digital policy. Photo: Johannes Jansson/norden.org

Margrethe Vestager, who as the enforcer of competition policy for the EU has taken on such companies as Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google and Qualcomm, will remain in charge of EU competition policy for another five years and assume the additional role of the EU’s chief of digital policy, Ursula von der Leyen, the incoming president of the European Commission, announced on Tuesday.

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Simon Taylor

Simon Taylor is Brussels correspondent for Law.com International. He covers EU regulatory affairs and news about law firms in Brussels and other major cities in continental Europe. He can be reached at simontaylor71@gmail.com and is on Twitter @simontaylor71

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