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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


Special report: Will the Internet of Things need new patentinglicensing strategies?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, USA
  • April 3 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT), which will connect billions of devices in coming years, may offer incredible opportunities for businesses and consumers


European Commission goes online with final report in e-commerce sector inquiry
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • May 19 2017

The final report on the European Commission’s e-commerce sector inquiry was published last week and contains some important observations about how


Ad-space agreements in media under investigation in Spain
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Spain
  • June 30 2010

On 31 May 2010, the Spanish Competition Authority (SCA) opened two separate formal investigations into agreements signed in the market for advertising space by the major media publishing groups, including the publishers of El País and El Mundo


Paris Court of Appeal clarifies confusion
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • May 15 2017

In a January 27 2017 decision,(1) the Paris Court of Appeal found that, among other things, use of the domain name 'lecomptoirducoton.fr' had


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


FTC approves GoogleAdMob transaction
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • May 31 2010

On May 21, 2010, the five Commissioners of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted unanimously to approve Google Inc.'s (Google's) proposed acquisition of AdMob Inc. (AdMob) following a six-month Second Request investigation


French Supreme Court: Google did not abuse dominant position
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • June 3 2013

On 16 April 2013, the French Supreme Court upheld the Paris Court of Appeals decision of 16 November 2011, thus confirming that Google did not abuse


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


Round up of key developments
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • July 19 2011

On 4 March, the European Commission announced it would close its antitrust investigation into possible restrictive business agreements by Hollywood film studios