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…

Tim Cowen’s article on Ofcom’s strategic review of digital communications has been published on IBA Newsletter

Tim Cowen’s article “Ofcom strategic review of digital communications: from baby steps to giant leaps?” has been published on the June 2016 issue of Communications Law, the Newsletter of the International Bar Association. Here below an extract of the article. The full issue of the Communications Law Newsletter is available here.   Ofcom strategic review…

Preiskel & Co’s article on Technology, Media, and Telecommunications trends and developments has been published in the Chambers & Partners Global Practice Guides 2016

Preiskel & Co’s article on Technology, Media, and Telecommunications trends and developments has been published in the Chambers & Partners Global Practice Guides 2016. The article was written by the partners Daniel Preiskel, Ronnie Preiskel and Tim Cowen and by the associate Natalia Porto. The ‘Trends & Developments’ sections of the Chambers & Partners Global Practice…