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Antitrust in WeChat times
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • April 21 2016

This post was contributed by Qing Lyu. WeChat is a very popular messaging app in China, similar to WhatsApp and Facebook Messaging in other parts of


Italian Consumer Code amended: more protection for consumers in online contracts
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Italy
  • March 31 2014

On 12 March 2014 the Legislative Decree No. 21 of 2014 implementing the EU Consumers Directive 201183UE (the "Decree") has been published on the


Antitrust, competition and economic regulation quarterly newsletter
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Global
  • May 27 2014

On 26 March 2014, an historic panel consisting of senior officials from the antitrust enforcement authorities of Africa, Brazil, and China presented


DSM Watch: Opposition growing to the regulation of online platforms
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • April 7 2016

When the European Commission in its Communication on a Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe (DSM) of 6 May 2015 committed to assess the role of


DSM Watch: Commission publishes geo-blocking issues paper
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • March 19 2016

The European Commission's newly published geo-blocking issues paper concludes that geo-blocking practices are widespread across sales of both


European Commission publishes issues paper with initial findings from e-commerce sector inquiry on geo-blocking practices
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • March 24 2016

On 18 March 2016, the European Commission published an issues paper on geo-blocking in e-commerce containing its initial findings from the e-commerce


DSM Watch: Can manufacturers prevent resale of goods via third-party online platforms using selective distribution agreements? Uncertainty remains in Germany following recent decision of the Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • March 21 2016

In its Communication on a Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe (DSM) of 6 May 2015, the European Commission committed to assess the role of


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


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


France - notice of the French Competition Authority on the online sale of drugs
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • May 31 2013

Opinion n13-A-12 of 10 April 2013 of the French Competition Authority on a draft decree relating to good practices in the dispensing of