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Your pocket guide to VAT on digital e-commerce
  • Bird & Bird
  • Belgium, European Union, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom
  • July 31 2014

Digital e-commerce is a rapidly growing business market within the EU, emerging as a key economic driver. However, as acknowledged by the EU


Internet and free Wi-Fi access: the CNIL’s report following its controls
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • January 6 2015

As part of its mission of controlling the use of personal data, the CNIL has recently scrutinized the provision of free and public Internet access


France: CNIL cookie compliance inspections as from October 2014
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • July 23 2014

On 11 July 2014, the French Data Protection Authority ("CNIL") announced future enforcement actions in relation to cookies (article available in


France: CNIL publishes new cookie guidance
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • December 18 2013

On December 17, 2013, the French Data Protection Authority - CNIL - published its new cookie guidance


The French Data Protection Authority unveils its 2014 targets for inspections
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • April 30 2014

In its annual programme for 2014, the CNIL has set an overall objective to carry out around 550 inspections (33). Of these inspections, around 350


The liability of hosting service providers: what’s new under French law?
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • April 28 2008

A large number of significant judicial decisions have been made by French judges in the past few months relating to Web 2.0


New French law gives consumers greater rights
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • April 28 2008

In December 2007 the French Parliament adopted new legislation to develop competition for the benefit of consumers


Illegal internet file downloads under HADOPI 1 and 2
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • May 10 2010

In 2007 the French government requested a commission led by Denis Olivennes to broker an agreement between organisations representing the music and film industry and internet service providers on proposals to combat unlawful file-sharing


The last twists and turns of the Google saga
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • April 27 2007

In the last six months there have been new developments in the “Google saga” regarding the liability of Google for its AdWords services


Google practices on the online advertising market under review by the French Competition Authority
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • September 17 2010

On 30 June 2010, the French Competition Authority ("FCA") issued an interim measures decision ordering Google to modify its policy for its online advertising service AdWords