Net Neutrality: a commercial analysis of BEREC Guidelines

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Gianpaolo Gangemi, associate, and Daniel Preiskel, partner, at Preiskel & Co, explain the guidelines recently published by Body of Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) and consider their implications for legal practitioners.

G.Gangemi D.Preiskel – Implementing net neutrality rules_LexisPSL_September 2016

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…

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…

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…

Advocate General’s opinion on personal data transfers under the EU/US Safe Harbour scheme

The European Commission’s Decision 2000/520/EC of 26 July 2000 (the “Decision”) holds that personal data transferred from the EU to the US under the EU/US Safe Harbour scheme is adequately protected. On 23 September 2015, the Advocate General (the “AG”) advised the European Court of Justice (the “ECJ”) to decide for the invalidity of the…