Is Big Data the next target for competition law enforcement?

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…

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,…

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…

Natalia Porto’s Article “The SEP minefield in Europe” features on The World IP Review website

The World IP Review website featured the article “The SEP minefield in Europe” by Preiskel & Co’s Associate Natália Porto. The article analyses the legal challenges and uncertainties arising out of the CJEU’s decision in Huawei v ZTE, which introduced new guidelines on abuse of a dominant position where a prohibitory injunction is sought by a dominant…

Daniel Preiskel’s Article “Telecoms Fraud, Liability and Responsibility: A Contractual Approach from a Telecoms Specialist Lawyer” features on trefor.net

Trefor.net featured the article “Telecoms Fraud, Liability and Responsibility: A Contractual Approach from a Telecoms Specialist Lawyer” by Preiskel & Co’s Senior Partner, Daniel Preiskel.

The article deals with contractual measures to help minimise exposure to telecoms fraud. It can be accessed here.

 

The Internet Telephony Services Providers’ Association (ITSPA) has launched its Compliance Guidance for Communication Providers in association with Preiskel & Co

The Internet Telephony Services Providers’ Association (ITSPA) asked Preiskel & Co to draft the guidelines for its members as the provision of communication services to end users is highly regulated, most notably by Ofcom’s General Conditions of Entitlement. The ITSPA/Preiskel & Co co-branded Compliance Guidance describes the key legal requirements (and issues) that Communication Providers should…