ACMA bites again: online retail giant Kogan receives AUD$310,800 fine for Spam breaches

A number of Australian businesses have been caught by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), for breach of the Spam Act...

Bird & Bird Space & Satellite Bulletin: January 2021

Bird & Bird’s international space and satellite activities sector group has published its latest International Space and Satellite Bulletin, which can be...

“Big Tech” under pressure – new Rules for Digital Platforms in the EU and...

At the end of 2020 both the EU and UK published ground-breaking proposals which threaten to revolutionise the governance of digital platforms....

Prospective Refinements to CCCS’ Competition Guidelines in 2021

Amid the disruptions caused by COVID-19, the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore is taking strides in 2021 to update its guidelines...

“Digitalisation Act” approved – Germany pioneering antitrust regulation of digital markets

On 14 January 2021, the German parliament approved the long discussed reform of German competition law which has now also been confirmed...

Dutch competition authority focuses supervision on algorithmic applications

On 10 December 2020, the Dutch Authority for Consumers & Markets ("ACM") published its position paper on the supervision of algorithmic applications...

Status and pain points in implementing the new telecoms code

The European Electronic Communications Code (the Code) came into force on 21 December 2020. Member States were due to adopt the Code...

Commission proposes to update NIS Directive only two years after implementation

Following criticism of both the scope and application of the Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems, otherwise known as the...

Ten key points from new, global-first rulebook aimed at online platforms

Members of the European Parliament are vying to have a leadership role in shaping the EU's new rule book for online platforms,...

Shifting landscape in SEP FRAND litigation – 2021 will see hard fought disputes in...

The UK Supreme Court’s decision in Unwired Planet and the German Supreme Court’s decision in Sisvel v Haier have set off a...