William Fry | European Union | 17 Oct 2023
The EU General Court (Court) has held that the Steam online gaming platform for PC video games, operated by Valve Corporation (Valve), along with…
Bird & Bird LLP | Netherlands | 22 Sep 2021
On Monday, the Dutch Minister for Justice and Security called for a geo-blocking obligation in relation to unlicensed operators that do not actively…
PRO Compliance | European Union | 1 Apr 2021
The European Commission has revoked the commitments it imposed on four Hollywood film studios and broadcaster Sky UK, in light of a judgment from the European Court of Justice that struck down similar commitments imposed on Paramount.
Sirius Legal | Belgium, European Union | 1 Feb 2021
The European Commission has imposed a 7,8 million euro fine to Valve, owner of the online PC gaming platform “Steam”, and five video game…
Bird & Bird LLP | European Union | 21 Jan 2021
Na bijna vier jaar onderzoek heeft de Europese Commissie (“Commissie”) voor in totaal € 7,8 miljoen aan boetes uitgedeeld aan Valve (als exploitant…
PRO Compliance | European Union | 20 Jan 2021
The European Commission has fined Valve – owner of one of the world’s largest video gaming platforms – and five gaming publishers €7.8 million for preventing European consumers from purchasing video games in certain member states.
PRO Compliance | European Union, United Kingdom | 9 Dec 2020
The European Court of Justice has annulled a decision by the European Commission accepting a commitment from Paramount to stop enforcing geo-blocking restrictions with broadcasters.
PRO Compliance | European Union | 16 Jul 2020
The European Commission is examining the consumer “Internet of Things” market, with a particular focus on voice assistants’ role as intermediaries between consumers and their devices.
PRO Compliance | European Union, France | 12 Mar 2020
France’s data authority has opened an investigation into an adtech company, while planning to increasingly focus on the industry as part of its 2020 priorities.
De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani Studio Legale | European Union, Spain | 10 Mar 2020
In data 21 febbraio 2020 la Commissione Europea ha sanzionato il gruppo alberghiero spagnolo Meliá per aver posto in essere pratiche di…