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November 2019 marks the 5th anniversary of the adoption of the EU Competition Damages Directive. We lead with an analysis of the two judgments of the European Court of Justice to date that address this Directive.
The DFL had requested a preliminary assessment by the FCO to confirm that its controversial “50 + 1” rule is compatible with German and EU competition law.
2020 proves to be a busy year for the French Competition Authority (FCA) as far as tech giants are concerned. After Google and Apple, it's now Sony's turn to be under the FCA’s spotlight. While the Japanese company is ...
In a bid to achieve "technological sovereignty", the European Commission has unveiled a wide-ranging package of proposals that will provide a new rulebook for online platforms offering goods and services in Europe.
On 2 February 2021, the Italian National Competition Authority (“AGCM”) opened an investigation against the Italian Society for Authors and Publishers (“SIAE”) – organisation responsible for the collective management of ...
The Spanish Supreme Court has declared in its Judgment of 16 February 2021 that bullfighting - hereafter, as it is called in Spain, “faena”- cannot be protected by copyright in Spain.
One of the final cases resulting from the European Commission's e-commerce sector enquiry has come to a conclusion. On 20 January 2021, the Directorate-General for Competition fined Valve Corporation, owner of the Steam ...
Earlier this year, on 19 January 2021, the 10th amendment of the German Act against Restraints of Competition was adopted. This introduces a new ex ante regime which complements the existing competition law framework ...
The EU and UK have published ground-breaking proposals which threaten to revolutionise the governance of digital platforms. The regime will apply to “Big Tech” and will establish new rules of the game and be backed up ...
The Commission is testing the fitness of the competition regime, we assess the merits of its approach by reference to Google Shopping and the appeal which will be determinative.