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Top 5 Tips for Retail and Consumer Products Companies
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • September 30 2016

Nearly 10 years after the Supreme Court removed the per se unlawful label from resale price maintenance ("RPM") agreements, the practice continues

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

European Commission’s e-commerce sector inquiry - increasing antitrust heat
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • September 16 2016

Online sales are not only attracting the attention of consumers and tech businesses, but also increased review by antitrust regulators. The European

TMT China Brief - SummerFall 2016
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China, Hong Kong, USA
  • September 22 2016

This edition features a total of 19 articles which capture the significant TMT developments in Greater China since our last TMT China Brief. The

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

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: 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 official and industry experts discuss “problem-based” approach to platform regulation
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, OECD
  • June 29 2016

Digital Europe's June 22, 2016 debate on platform regulation featured Anna Herold, Member of Cabinet of Commissioner Oettinger, Patrice Chazerand

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

EU ruling on the prohibition of online sales
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • October 13 2011

The Court of Justice of the European Union has today ruled that the restriction of online sales in a selective distribution agreement constitutes a restriction of competition "by object" under EU law (Case C-43909 Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmétique v Président de l'Autorité de la Concurrence, Others