The Spanish Supreme Court overrides the restrictions imposed on ride-hailing services (¨VTCs¨)

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2020/spain/the-spanish-supreme-court-overrides-the-restrictions-imposed-on-ride-hailing-services

The ongoing conflict between ride-hailing services (known in Spain as "VTCs"), such as Uber, and the taxi sector has led to a new ruling from the Spanish Supreme Court that confirms the view of the Spanish Competition Authority that the restrictions imposed ...

18 August 2020

ACCC sues Google for allegedly misleading consumers in relation to the use of their personal information

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2020/australia/accc-sues-google-for-allegedly-misleading-consumers-in-relation-to-the-use

Australia's competition and consumer regulator (ACCC), recently decided to take action against Google in relation to allegations that it misled consumers about the collection and use of their personal information online, in order to enhance the provision of ...

18 August 2020

Facebook’ abuse of dominance over data collection confirmed by the Federal Court of Justice

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2020/germany/facebook-abuse-of-dominance-over-data-collection-confirmed-by-the-federal-court-of-justice

The Federal Court of Justice (FCJ) has provisionally confirmed the Federal Cartel Office’s (FCO) decision which prohibited Facebook from collecting and processing data of Facebook users generated on other platforms and services like Whatsapp and Instagram ...

13 July 2020

Consumer Protection: UK grants CMA online enforcement order powers

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2020/uk/consumer-protection-uk-grants-cma-online-enforcement-order-powers

Businesses operating in the Retail & Consumer sphere may not be aware that the UK government has recently laid before Parliament an EU-derived Regulation which grants the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) new powers to enforce consumer protections in ...

26 May 2020

Danish Competition and Consumer Authority publishes first decision and injunction on discriminatory access to accounts maintained by a credit institution

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2019/denmark/danish-competition-and-consumer-authority-publishes-first-decision-and-injunction

On 4 December 2019, the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (DCCA) published their first decision and injunction on discriminatory access to accounts maintained by a credit institution under Article 63(1) of the Danish Payments Act (DPA).

09 December 2019