Preiskel & Co advised Comparaencasa in relation to a $2m investment

Comparaencasa is a holding company incorporated in England, which has its main subsidiary in Argentina, whose main objective is the comparison and sale of products on the Internet (through a site owned by the company), focused mainly on the insurance market and in the sale, marketing, advertising and brokerage of insurance policies. Preiskel & Co…

Preiskel & Co advised Streetlife in relation to its teaming up with Nextdoor

In January, the US neighborhood social network Nextdoor agreed to take over business of the British counterpart Streetlife, which has approximately 1.2 million registered users in the UK. Nextdoor, a start-up based in silicon Valley, has recently entered the UK market and raised about $210 million from investors, including Amazon founder Jeff Bezo’s venture capital…

Preiskel & Co advised PCCW in relation to aspects of the sale of UK Broadband to Three UK

On 6 February 2017, a PCCW Group company and Three entered into a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of UK Broadband Limited by Three UK for £300 million, subject to the fulfilment, or waiver by Three of a number of conditions precedent. The Consideration payable by Three UK under the Share Purchase Agreement is…

Ofcom is seeking stakeholders’ opinion on review of enforcement guidelines

Ofcom is seeking views on proposals to update and revise its existing Enforcement Guidelines. Background Ofcom is the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries. In this role, it needs to take enforcement action in the interests of citizens and consumers, and where appropriate to promote competition. Ofcom also has concurrent powers…

The European Commission proposes new rules on e-privacy and data protection for EU institutions

On 10 January 2017 the European Commission has adopted a Proposal for a Regulation concerning the respect for private life and the protection of personal data in electronic communications (“the draft e-Privacy Regulation” or “the Proposal”) which will repeal the Directive 2002/58/EC on privacy and electronic communications (the “e-Privacy Directive”). The draft e-Privacy Regulation provides…

Daniel Preiskel is speaking at Virtual Reality -The Legal Issues 2016 Conference

Daniel Preiskel, Senior Partner at Preiskel & Co, will speak at the Virtual Reality – The Legal Issues 2016 Conference, which will be held in London on 8 December 2016. The conference focuses on the complex legal issues that arise out of Virtual Reality (VR), from handling brands in virtual worlds through to how VR…