German Bundesgerichtshof publishes reasoning for interim Facebook decision

In 2019, the German competition authority, the Bundeskartellamt, found that Facebook had broken competition law by abusing its dominant position in relation to the terms and conditions imposed on consumers and data privacy. Facebook asserted compliance with the GDPR as a defence, but this did not stand scrutiny. The Bundeskartellamt ordered Facebook to comply with…

Selling online to Consumers? You should read this Preiskel & Co note on the recent EU Court of Justice ruling which confirms the requirement to include details of approved ADR bodies in website terms and conditions

In a recently issued judgment, the EU Court of Justice (“EUCJ”) has confirmed the obligation imposed on traders selling goods or services online to consumers under the ADR Directive (2013/11/EU) (the “ADR Directive”) that requires sellers (which can include Communications Providers) to set out in their website terms and conditions, details of the approved Alternative…