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ECJ to issue preliminary ruling on German FCO-Facebook case

European Union, Germany - April 28 2021 In 2019, the German Competition watchdog Federal Cartel Office (FCO) issued a remarkable decision against Facebook, which has been subject to…

Dr. Reemt Matthiesen

European Commission moves ahead with proposed 'Data Act' regulating access to data in B2B and B2G relationships

European Union - June 8 2021 On 28 May, the European Commission launched an initial consultation on its plans for a 'Data Act', which would - if adopted - introduce rules for…

Dr. Reemt Matthiesen

EU General Court issues ruling in CK Telecoms (case T-399/16)

European Union, United Kingdom - July 21 2020 On 28 May 2020, in a landmark judgment the General Court of the European Union annulled the European Commission's 2016 decision to block the proposed…

Daphne Brunkhorst

EU Green Deal, sustainability and competition law: European Commission’s policy reforms take shape

European Union - September 22 2021 In December 2019, the European Commission presented the “European Green Deal”, which commits to climate neutrality by 2050. EU Member States promised…

Roxana Mina Kruse

Proposal for EU Data Act adopted - Commission Aims at Boosting Europe’s Data Economy with new legal rules for data access and sharing

European Union, Germany - February 24 2022 Following consultation and intensive internal discussions in 2021, the European Commission on 23 February released its proposal for a “Data Act”. If…

Dr. Markus Häuser, Dr. Tilman Niedermaier, Moritz Pottek