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Status Update on the ePrivacy Regulation: 25 May 2018 is unrealistic
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • May 23 2017

The new European data protection regime will enter into force in about one year. The General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") will provide the


Impact of online sales restrictions on EU and German competition enforcement
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • May 22 2017

In the course of its E-commerce Sector Inquiry (Sector Inquiry) launched in May 2015, the European Commission gained an insight into the standard


Facebook Is Fined US$122 Million by European Commission for Misleading Information in WhatsApp Merger Review
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • May 19 2017

Facebook is faced with a fine of EUR110 million (US$122 million) for providing misrepresentative or incorrect information to the European Commission


‘Once in a generation’ legislative changes: the ICO’s strategy for GDPR challenges
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 13 2017

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has recently given some valuable insights into the Information Commissioner’s Office’s (ICO) General Data


Germany updates competition rules to deal with digital markets
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • April 5 2017

The “Digital Strategy 2025”, adopted by the German Federal Government on March 1, 2016, aims to ensure that Germany remains a growing, modern and


Six FinTech predictions for 2017
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 13 2017

Last year proved a turbulent year for the FinTech sector. Although the industry continued to boom, the Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump


EU data protection authorities approve Google’s Cloud commitments for international data transfers
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Ireland
  • March 7 2017

Google has announced that the EU data protection authorities have reviewed and confirmed its Google Cloud services’ contractual commitments as fully


Bavarian Data Protection Authority issues its “7th activity report 20152016”
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • March 6 2017

On 3 March 2017, the Bavarian Data Protection Authority (Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht - “DPA”) issued a 160-page 7th activity report


NIS Directive to be implemented in UK despite Brexit
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 20 2017

In January, the UK government confirmed that it will be implementing the EU’s Network and Information Security Directive (NIS Directive) regardless


Artificial intelligence: transforming the way we create and consume content
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 15 2017

Artificial intelligence (intelligence exhibited by machines; AI) is experiencing rapid growth, evident from last year’s record levels of investment