Big tech: Closing the blind spot in Europe's financial market rules

The technology giants Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft are on the rise, recently also in the financial services business. This poses new challenges not only for competition regulators and consumer protection agencies, but also for financial market supervisors. The European financial market rules have a blind spot with regard to big tech and this endangers financial market stability. To prevent technology giants from flying under the radar of financial supervision, Sebastian Mack argues in this policy position for making group supervision of financial conglomerates fit for the digital age.

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