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Italian and Chinese relationships strengthened by the Memorandum of Understanding and by the other agreements signed in Italy in March 2019

European Commission’s draft Geo-Blocking Regulation fails to clear the way

The European Commission’s proposed Geo-Blocking Regulation fails to address some of the key e-commerce concerns the Commission had previously identified.

21 June 2016
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No ‘online platform’ EU regulation (for now), but general e-commerce rules will apply

European Commission refrains from imposing regulations specifically targeting online platforms, for now. General EU e-commerce rules will however apply.

20 June 2016
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European Commission findings on geo-blocking in EU e-commerce sector – implications for businesses

European Commission finds widespread geo-blocking practices in the EU e-commerce sector. We discuss the story so far and what businesses can expect.

21 April 2016
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The Digital Single Market Strategy – what comes next?

We consider EU legislative developments resulting from the Digital Single Market Strategy, and possible implications for businesses.

21 April 2016
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Commission announces first raft of legislation under Digital Single Market Strategy

The Commission introduces legislation harmonising copyright law, contracts for digital content and e-commerce in the internal market.

Paris Court of Appeal dismisses a damages claim against Google based on alleged predatory pricing

Paris Court of Appeal rules Google did not engage in predatory pricing by offering its mapping service for free and dismisses a damages claim.

04 December 2015
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CNMC fines Atresmedia €2.8 million for breaching conditions of a 2012 merger

The CNMC has fined TV group Atresmedia €2.8 million for breaching merger conditions that prohibited bundling advertising packages.

19 November 2015
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Google responds to the European Commission, challenging mismatched legal theory

Google responds to Commission’s charges in relation to comparison shopping product, challenging the legal theory behind its Statement of Objections.

05 November 2015
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European Director-General for Competition on the digital sector and the drive for an EU-wide Digital Single Market

Director-General for Competition gives first speech on competition challenges facing the digital sector and the drive for an EU Digital Single Market.

EU trade mark reform on the horizon

An edited version of this article appeared in Intellectual Property Magazine's June 2015 issue. Shortly after publication, the agreed texts of the re-cast Trade Marks Directive and new...

23 June 2015
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Provisional agreement reached on EU trade mark reform package

The European Parliament, Council and Commission have reached a provisional agreement on proposals to reform EU trade mark law.

22 April 2015
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