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New anti-unfair competition guidance for Internet players from Beijing court
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • May 12 2016

On 13 April 2016, the Beijing High People’s Court released the Trial Guidelines on Network Related Intellectual Property Right Cases (“Guidelines”


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: 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


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


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


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


Draft issued for solicitation of comments to revise the state council regulations on internet information services
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • September 10 2012

It is difficult to give a sense of the extent to which the Internet has changed the lives of Chinese people across the nation since September 1987, when China first became connected to the Internet


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


FTC approves GoogleAdMob Transaction
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • June 17 2010

On May 21 2010 the five commissioners of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted unanimously to approve Google Inc's proposed acquisition of AdMob Inc following a six-month second request investigation