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Will China’s revision to its E-commerce legislation make a difference?

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • December 30 2013

China's State Administration of Industry and Commerce ("SAIC") issued a draft of the new Administrative Measures for Online Commodity Trading and

French Supreme Court: Google did not abuse dominant position

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • June 3 2013

On 16 April 2013, the French Supreme Court upheld the Paris Court of Appeals decision of 16 November 2011, thus confirming that Google did not abuse

Draft issued for solicitation of comments to revise the state council regulations on internet information services

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • September 10 2012

It is difficult to give a sense of the extent to which the Internet has changed the lives of Chinese people across the nation since September 1987, when China first became connected to the Internet

Opening up of the French online gambling market

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • June 30 2010

The law on the opening up to competition and regulation of the online gambling market in France entered into force on 13 May 2010, following its publication in the French Official Journal (Law N2010-476 of 12 May 2010

Net neutrality and European competition law

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • February 28 2011

Winston Maxwell and Nicolas Curien explore whether competition law can provide help in dealing with net neutrality abuses, such as the situation where an ISP favourably treated certain content

FTC approves GoogleAdMob transaction

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2010

On May 21, 2010, the five Commissioners of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted unanimously to approve Google Inc.'s (Google's) proposed acquisition of AdMob Inc. (AdMob) following a six-month Second Request investigation

Commissioner Kroes signals potential review of online retail distribution

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • September 22 2008

The online retail market may be the next major area for scrutiny by the European Commission (the Commission) under EC competition rules

Ad-space agreements in media under investigation in Spain

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • Spain
  • -
  • June 30 2010

On 31 May 2010, the Spanish Competition Authority (SCA) opened two separate formal investigations into agreements signed in the market for advertising space by the major media publishing groups, including the publishers of El País and El Mundo

Round up of key developments

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • July 19 2011

On 4 March, the European Commission announced it would close its antitrust investigation into possible restrictive business agreements by Hollywood film studios

EU ruling on the prohibition of online sales

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • European Union, France
  • -
  • October 13 2011

The Court of Justice of the European Union has today ruled that the restriction of online sales in a selective distribution agreement constitutes a restriction of competition "by object" under EU law (Case C-43909 Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmétique v Président de l'Autorité de la Concurrence, Others