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Chapter V – Investigative, enforcement and monitoring powers (Art. 20-43)

Art. 20 DMA - Opening of proceedings arrow_right_alt

Art. 21 DMA - Requests for information arrow_right_alt

Art. 22 DMA - Power to carry out interviews and take statements arrow_right_alt

Art. 23 DMA - Powers to conduct inspections arrow_right_alt

Art. 24 DMA - Interim measures arrow_right_alt

Art. 25 DMA - Commitments arrow_right_alt

Art. 26 DMA - Monitoring of obligations and measures arrow_right_alt

  1. The Commission shall take the necessary actions to monitor the effective implementation and compliance with the obligations laid down in Articles 5, 6 and 7 and the decisions taken pursuant to Articles 8, 18, 24, 25 and 29. Those actions may include, in particular, the imposition of an obligation on the gatekeeper to retain all documents deemed to be relevant to assess the implementation of, and compliance with, those obligations and decisions.
  2. The actions pursuant to paragraph 1 may include the appointment of independent external experts and auditors, as well as the appointment of officials from national competent authorities of the Member States, to assist the Commission to monitor the obligations and measures and to provide specific expertise or knowledge to the Commission.
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Recital 85

The Commission should be able to take the necessary actions to monitor the effective implementation of and compliance with the obligations laid down in this Regulation. Such actions should include the ability of the Commission to appoint independent external experts and auditors to assist the Commission in this process, including, where applicable, from competent authorities of the Member States, such as data or consumer protection authorities. When appointing auditors, the Commission should ensure sufficient rotation.

Art. 27 DMA - Information by third parties arrow_right_alt

Art. 28 DMA - Compliance function arrow_right_alt

Art. 29 DMA - Non-compliance arrow_right_alt

Art. 30 DMA - Fines arrow_right_alt

Art. 31 DMA - Periodic penalty payments arrow_right_alt

Art. 32 DMA - Limitation periods for the imposition of penalties arrow_right_alt

Art. 33 DMA - Limitation periods for the enforcement of penalties arrow_right_alt

Art. 34 DMA - Right to be heard and access to the file arrow_right_alt

Art. 35 DMA - Annual reporting arrow_right_alt

Art. 36 DMA - Professional secrecy arrow_right_alt

Art. 37 DMA - Cooperation with national authorities arrow_right_alt

Art. 38 DMA - Cooperation and coordination with national competent authorities enforcing competition rules arrow_right_alt

Art. 39 DMA - Cooperation with national courts arrow_right_alt

Art. 40 DMA - The high-level group arrow_right_alt

Art. 41 DMA - Request for a market investigation arrow_right_alt

Art. 42 DMA - Representative actions arrow_right_alt

Art. 43 DMA - Reporting of breaches and protection of reporting persons arrow_right_alt