Preiskel & Co advises GFC Media Group on its investment from Horizon Capital

Preiskel & Co has advised GFC Media Group, a leading capital markets events business in securing significant investment from Horizon Capital, the private equity investor specialising in technology and business services. GFC Media Group is a market-dominating capital markets events business, focused on serving a blue-chip client base of corporates, investors and finance professionals within…

Ofcom BeetleSat Application Open for Consultation

On 29th January 2024, Ofcom published a consultation on the NSLComm’s application for a non-geostationary orbiting (“NGSO”) network licence, to enable their BeetleSat satellite constellation. Comments on the proposal are open until 29th February 2024. NGSO satellite systems are a revolutionary way of supplying broadband services from space, “using a constellation of satellites in a…

European Commission Accepts Renfe’s Commitments relating to Non-Discrimination

On 17th January 2024, the European Commission announced its acceptance of commitments by Renfe to open up competition in Spanish online rail ticketing[1]. This is a major development that reinforces non-discrimination obligations on online platforms and will likely set a precedent that applies to any organization with a dominant market position. Background Renfe, the Spanish…

CMA starts the clock on phase 1 merger investigation into Vodafone and Three

Investigation into Vodafone/Three Merger The CMA is launching a formal probe into the proposed merger between Vodafone and Three UK. The proposed deal, which was announced last year, combines the two companies’ telecommunications operations under a single network provider. The announcement on 26 January marks the start of the “Phase 1” investigation, which will involve…

Danny Preiskel speaking at the GCCM Telecoms conference (5th March 2024)

Danny Preiskel  will be speaking at the GCCM Telecoms Conference in London on the 5th March 2024 as a panelist for the Collaborative Frontiers in Messaging Platforms & Tools, and particular the navigation of messagings regulatory aspects including GDPR. You can see more details for the conference and the topics that will be up for…