Antitrust and EU digital markets. A case study from Tim Cowen and Stephen Dnes published on Competition Policy International

A recent article containing a case study on antitrust issues affecting digital markets in the European Union, written by Preiskel & Co.’s Head of competition Tim Cowen and senior consultant Stephen Dnes, has been published on Competition Policy International. The article places EU competition law policy in comparative perspective with U.S. federal antitrust law and…

US telecom operators filed a new appeal against net neutrality rules

Telecom operators in the US are fighting against the new US rules on net neutrality. Telecompaper.com reported that some industry associations filed a new appeal against the Open Internet Order, which took effect on 12 June 2015 following the publication by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). On 27 July, the DC Circuit of the US…

The European Commission extended the scope of Google’s antitrust investigation

The European Commission has extended the scope of its investigations into Google’s alleged breach of Article 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) by abusing of its dominant position in the market (case numbers 39740 and 40411). On 14 July 2016 the Commission sent two Statements of Objections to Google.…

Comparative handbook: robotic technologies law with Preiskel’s UK Chapter has now been published

The Comparative handbook: robotic technologies law has now been published by the Larcier Group. The book is a comparative study carried out by members of the Lexing® Network, which proposes an overview, having regard to the legislation of 17 different countries, of the legal issues raised by robotics and the way the law in force responds, in a more…

BEREC launched a public consultation on Net Neutrality Guidelines

The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) is seeking views from stakeholders on its draft guidelines concerning the implementation by national regulators of the new European rules on net neutrality. The public consultation will close on 18 July 2016 at 1:00 PM (UK time). The draft guidelines (available here) implement the EU Regulation…