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Is software a good or a service?

European Union, United Kingdom - February 2 2015 The classification of software has long been a thorny issue for software companies who employ agents to sell their programs. The importance of the…

When is a private company considered a public body and subject to the EU procurement rules?

European Union - October 17 2017 A recent European Court of Justice ("ECJ") case has thrown up a novel legal issue which will be of interest to all public authorities which have…

Arturo Battista, Robert Bell, Eckart Budelmann, Kathie D. Claret, François-Xavier Mirza, Luigi Zumbo

Hope for a cleaner Brexit after ECJ ruling

European Union, United Kingdom, USA - May 18 2017 In a ruling which is likely to have positive implications for a possible Brexit deal, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on the 16 May 2017 opened…

Robert Bell

Facebook accused on an abuse of dominance by German competition regulator

European Union, Germany - March 8 2016 On the 2nd March 2016, the German Federal Cartel Office (FCO) initiated proceedings against Facebook’s European and German entities, accusing the…

Robert Bell

UK: What is the UK's Modern Slavery Act and does it apply to you?

United Kingdom - April 13 2016 The UK's Modern Slavery Act is amongst the toughest in the world. Companies must comply with the Act if they…

Arturo Battista, Kathie D. Claret, Paula Lee Levitan, Carol Osborne, Luigi Zumbo