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The U.S. FCC votes in favor of net neutrality
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • March 9 2015

On 26 February, the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 along party lines in favor of new Net neutrality regulations that


NLRB continues to draw a fine line on what employers may require in social media policies
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • December 26 2014

This past year, the NLRB issued two opinions which provided guideposts on the extent to which employers may require employees to include disclaimers


Turkey to ban unsolicited email to consumers
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Turkey
  • October 27 2014

On October 24, the Turkish parliament adopted the long-awaited Law on Regulation of Electronic Commerce (the “E-Commerce Law”


CJEU rules that meta-search engines may infringe sui generis database right
  • Baker McKenzie
  • European Union
  • February 20 2014

The CJEU has ruled on Case C-20212 Innoweb regarding whether the sui generis database right can prevent meta search engines from re-utilising the


The activity of purchase and sale of ‘bitcoin’ virtual currency units is exempt from Italian VAT
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Italy
  • September 30 2016

The Italian Tax Authority has clarified in a recent ruling (i.e. ruling no. 72 dated 2 September 2016) that the bitcoins shall be considered as a type


Electronic information on social media accepted as evidence in employment disputes
  • Baker McKenzie
  • China
  • July 4 2014

Shanghai Courts recently appear to have become more willing to accept information posted on social media as evidence in employment disputes, as


EU Commission Launches Reform of Electronic Communications Law
  • Baker McKenzie
  • European Union
  • October 5 2016

The European Commission has launched a far-reaching reform of the European Union's regulatory framework for electronic communications. The proposed


PSD 2 - making on-line payments harder but safer?
  • Baker McKenzie
  • European Union
  • December 8 2016

Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) has proven to be a hugely controversial issue in the implementation of the Second Payment Services Directive


21st Century Cures Act Changes FDA Regulation of Smartphone Apps Designed to Monitor Health or Wellness
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • December 12 2016

The passage of the 21st Century Cures Act (“Act”) on December 7, 2016 by the 114th Congress affects many aspects of the regulatory program for Mobile


Commission unveils its (pretty controversial) copyright proposals
  • Baker McKenzie
  • European Union
  • December 8 2016

The Commission has unveiled its package of proposals for copyright reform. The latest proposals consist of: