Danny Preiskel ranked by WhosWhoLegal as a Thought Leader in Telecoms & Media as well as for Information Technology and Data

Danny Preiskel was once again ranked by WhosWhoLegal as a Thought Leader in Telecoms & Media as well as for Information Technology and Data.

Further information can be found at: Danny Preiskel (whoswholegal.com)

The WhosWhoLegal (WWL) research also states that “Danny Preiskel is revered as a global practitioner with impressive expertise in TMT law”.

The European Commission adopts adequacy decision for the UK

The European Commission (“EC”) has announced as of 28 June the formal adoption of two adequacy decisions for the United Kingdom under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Law Enforcement Directives (LEDs). The adequacy decisions recognise the UK’s personal data safeguards as being strong and will allow UK entities to continue to receive personal data from the EEA without restriction (i.e. without…

European Commission opens investigation into Google’s conduct in online advertising technology sector

The European Commission has today announced the opening of an investigation into Google’s conduct in the online advertising technology sector.The Commission has indicated that it is concerned Google may be violating EU competition rules by favouring its own online display advertising technology services. The investigation will, in particular, examine whether Google is distorting competition by…

Stephen Dnes article on competition and data protection published in Competition Policy International

We’re excited to see that Senior Consultant, Stephen Dnes, has had an article published in Competition Policy International.

The article, entitled “Big Data Protection: Big Problem?” considers using antitrust concepts for a more consumer-friendly approach to data protection law, is a fascinating read and can be found here.

Please contact Stephen with questions.

CMA launches consultation on proposed commitments from Google in ‘Privacy Sandbox’ investigation

On Friday 11 June 2021, the Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) announced that it was minded to accept undertakings from Google to settle its antitrust investigation into the company regarding its ‘Privacy Sandbox’ proposals. The CMA launched its investigation in January 2021, following complaints from industry, including Marketers for an Open Web, a consortium of…