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…

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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…

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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…

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Preiskel & Co represents Kelkoo on abuse of dominance claim against Google

Preiskel & Co and Linklaters represent Kelkoo, an European price-comparison website, on abuse of dominance claim against Google’s UK, Ireland and US units. The claim for alleged abusive conduct in online search follows EC probe of Google for allegedly favouring its own comparison shopping service. Google UK has now formally responded to the claim, leaving Google Ireland and Google…

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3D printing: the next industrial revolution, in thousands of small layers. An English law perspective.

  3D printers use digital files to create objects from all sorts of different materials. The objects are first designed using appropriate software known as computer-aided design (CAD). The 3D printing process then ‘slices’ the object into many layers which are ‘printed’ on top of each other to create the object. This process is also…

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Political agreement for a new framework to replace the Safe Harbour Agreement: EU-US privacy shield

Following the invalidation of the Decision 2000/520/EC of 26 July 2000 (the “Safe Harbour Decision”) by the Court of Justice of the European Union (the “CJEU”) on 6 October 2015, US and EU officials have finally reached a political agreement for the implementation of a new framework covering the transfer of personal data between the…

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Tim Cowen quoted by the Global Competition Review in itarticle on the recent BT/EE merger decision by the Competition and Markets Authority

Tim Cowen, Partner at Preiskel & Co LLP, has been quoted by the Global Competition Review in its article on the recent BT/EE merger decision by the Competition and Markets Authority. He called the CMA’s approval of the merger without remedies a “brave decision”. Tim went on to say: “Given the ubiquity of the new…

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