Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Brazil, etc. | 13 Jul 2021
New plans by UK regulators to improve diversity and inclusion, initiatives to prevent human trafficking in India, new legal requirements on gender pay gap reporting in Ireland, and global crackdowns on digital assets – plus other key compliance management updates.
Lexology PRO | European Union, United Kingdom | 9 Jul 2021
The European Commission has published its draft updated vertical block exemption regulation and related guidelines after almost three years of consultation and review.
Lexology PRO | European Union, France, United Kingdom | 22 Jun 2021
The European Commission has launched an in-depth investigation into whether Google anticompetitively favours its own services in the digital advertising sector.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 15 Jun 2021
A look at what regulators around the world are doing to address the impact of data on competition in digital markets and clamp down on big tech monopolies.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 14 Jun 2021
Despite investigating the deal for almost a year, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority still cannot show that it has jurisdiction to review Facebook’s $400 million acquisition of Giphy, the merging companies have claimed.
Lexology PRO | European Union, United Kingdom | 11 Jun 2021
Adtech players have welcomed commitments from Google that would resolve a UK antitrust investigation of its controversial Privacy Sandbox and subject it to ongoing competition and data protection regulatory scrutiny.
Lexology PRO | Belgium, European Union, France | 7 Jun 2021
Google has agreed to pay €220 million and change the way it organises digital advertising auctions to settle the French antitrust enforcer’s allegations that it unlawfully favours its own services in the sector.
Lexology PRO | European Union, France | 3 Jun 2021
Facebook has committed to preserve the accessibility and transparency of its online advertising services in a bid to end an abuse of dominance investigation by France’s Competition Authority.
Lexology PRO | Australia, European Union, France, etc. | 2 Jun 2021
A look at new competition rules for big tech giants in Germany, enforcement action over cartel conduct in Australia, a new UK CMA Office and advances for the modernisation of competition law in France – plus other key competition and antitrust updates.
Lexology PRO | USA | 2 Jun 2021
Two Facebook-funded university researchers have published a paper claiming that Apple’s recent privacy updates will entrench the company’s dominance and harm consumers.