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Australian Government releases draft legislation to extend GST to low value imported goods
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • November 8 2016

As part of the Federal Budget earlier this year, the Australian Government announced that GST will be extended to low value goods imported by


French parliament finally adopts LOPSSI 2 Act
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • April 4 2011

The French Parliament has adopted the LOPSSI 2 Act, which aims to prevent the commission of delinquent acts


Liability for internet host providers in the European Union: time for a reform?
  • Baker McKenzie
  • European Union
  • January 1 2011

While drafting the EU E-commerce Directive (200031EC), the European Commission considered that one of the key elements for developing electronic commerce in Europe was the issue of service provider liability


Virgin Mobile provides ACMA with undertaking as a result of alleged spam
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • May 10 2010

Virgin Mobile has been investigated by the Australian Communications & Media Authority (ACMA) in relation to email messages sent to subscribers who had "opted out" of receiving marketing and promotional messages


High Court finds Google not liable for misleading or engaging in deceptive conduct for displaying sponsored links
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 3 2013

On 6 February 2013, Australia's High Court reversed the decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia which found that Google engaged


Hadopi 2 gets nod from Constitutional Council
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • December 9 2009

On 22 October 2009, the French Constitutional Council gave a favourable decision on "Hadopi 2"


New act regulating the procedure to take down websites reaches the Spanish Parliament
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Spain
  • April 4 2011

After months of negotiation, a new version of a controversial provision in the Sustainable Economy Law (also known as the Sinde Act), which establishes an express procedure to remove copyright infringing material from the internet, has been forwarded to the Parliament


Singapore - MDA introduces new licensing framework for online news websites
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Singapore
  • June 19 2013

The Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) has announced that certain online news websites will be subject to an individual licensing regime


Indonesia - MOCI publishes draft regulations on domain name, electronic certificate and trustmark
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Indonesia
  • June 19 2013

The Draft Domain Regulation applies to all Indonesian entities. Most of the provisions under the Draft Domain Regulation merely cover procedural


Malaysia - Taxation of Online Businesses
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Malaysia
  • October 25 2016

In May 2016, the Treasury Secretary-General of the Malaysian Ministry of Finance ("MOF") announced, in very general terms, the intention to tax