The article can be accessed here.
The Society for Computers and Law website features the article “Smart Regulation and the GDPR” by Preiskel & Co’s Senior Consultant Asma Vranaki.
The article analyses the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), including aspects of implementation and smart regulation of the GDPR.
The article can be accessed here.
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…Details
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…Details
Is Big Data the next target for competition law enforcement? by Tim Cowen Speaking at a recent conference in Germany Margrethe Vestager, EU Competition Commissioner warned that control of data may be a source of market power: “..if just a few companies control the data you need to satisfy customers and cut costs, that could…Details
HMRC Introduces Reverse Charge VAT on UK Wholesale Telecoms Supplies largely to minimise Missing Trader Fraud
Thanks in part to the initiative of one our clients, HM Revenue & Customs announced legislation to introduce a reverse charge accounting mechanism for wholesale supplies of telecommunications services in the UK. The Government has stated that it is introducing this ‘in response to the threat of missing trader intra-community fraud in those supplies’. In summary,…Details
EU Commissioner Vestager has announced that Big Data is firmly on the Competition Law agenda for the Commission. During a speech at the DLD conference in Munich on 17 January 2016, she highlighted the importance of Big Data in today’s internal markets. Vestager acknowledged that Big Data was a potential catalyst for anti-competitive behaviour by…Details
The UK Competition and Market Authority (CMA) has approved BT’s acquisition of EE with no conditions attached. After hearing concerns brought by operators and customers, the CMA has concluded that the merger will not lead to substantial lessening of competition in the UK market, including with regards to supply of retail mobile, wholesale mobile, mobile…Details
The European Commission has launched a new platform for alternative dispute resolution between consumers and online traders
The European Commission has launched a new platform for alternative dispute resolution between consumers and online traders. The online dispute resolution (ODR) platform is a contribution to the EU’s Digital Single Market strategy. It will help consumers solve contractual disputes related to goods or services purchased online. The disputes will be dealt with out of…Details
EU regulator BEREC issues an opinion on the on the Review of the EU Electronic Communications Regulatory Framework
Following a request by the European Commission, EU regulator BEREC has issued its opinion on the Review of the EU Electronic Communications Regulatory Framework. The review is one of the key actions of pillar 2 of the Digital Single Market Strategy.
BEREC’s opinion can be accessed here.