Reforms to the UK merger regime entered into force in June 2018. The reforms are designed to address concerns regarding the security of critical national infrastructure. In particular, the Government has amended the threshold tests for businesses in the military, dual-use, and quantum computing sectors. Pursuant to the Enterprise Act 2002 (Turnover Test) (Amendment) Order…
Preiskel & Co Senior Partner, Daniel Preiskel, will be co-hosting a roundtable discussion on the Internet of Things on 25 September 2018.
The topic of the discussion is “Can data ever remain truly private?”
Preiskel & Co will be hosting the Mobile Ecosystem Forum RCS messaging sub-group meeting on 26 September 2018.
Preiskel & Co Partner, Daniel Preiskel, has been interviewed by LexisNexis regarding the Ofcom WLA and WBA Market Review for Hull.
The interview covered the regulatory history of Hull and the outcome of the WLA and WBA Market Review for Hull.
It can be read here.
It is reported that Germany’s Ministry of Economy will consider the results of a study which aimed at boosting the competition law tools available to German competition law authorities to act against companies, particularly in the digital economy. In particular, the study suggested that the threshold for regulatory intervention should be lowered in some cases,…
The European Commission has cleared CK Hutchison’s takeover of Italian telecoms group, Wind Tre, subject to CK Huthcison agreeing to take full responsibility for the conditions imposed on Wind Tre when it was created. These conditions relate to the completion of spectrum transfer and site divestment, and to the implementation of the national roaming agreement…
Preiskel & Co Partners Daniel Preiskel, Ronnie Preiskel, and Tim Cowen are delighted to have been included in Expert Guides 2018 edition.
Both Daniel and Ronnie have been included for Telecoms, while Tim has been included for Competition and Antitrust.
Preiskel & Co’s Partner, Tim Cowen, has co-authored a ResPublica Recommends paper, entitled Online Gambling: Addicted to Addiction.
The paper considers possible action which could be taken to better protect consumers in online gambling markets.
The paper is available to read here.
Please contact Tim Cowen if you have any questions.
Preiskel & Co Senior Partner, Daniel Preiskel, will be speaking at Capacity Europe, the largest telecoms carrier event in Europe.
Daniel will speak on fraud and how it may impact telecoms network security. The session will take place at 10am on 25 October 2018.
The agenda is available here.
The future of cryptocurrency and sport? UK Premier League football clubs set up Bitcoin wallets in eToro partnership
The 27th season of the Premier League kicked off earlier this month with the revelation that global investment and trading platform eToro had signed first-of-their-kind sponsorship deals with seven high-profile English Premier League clubs. Significantly, the press release confirmed that eToro will not pay for the sponsorship rights in regular ‘fiat’ currency, but in Bitcoin…