Lexology PRO | Australia, China, European Union, etc. | 24 Jan 2022
The US Congress introduces a bill to ban targeted advertising, the EU Parliament approves the final text of the Digital Services Act, and Meta faces a £2.3 billion class action – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | European Union | 20 Jan 2022
The European Parliament has given assent to the Digital Services Act, a landmark piece of legislation that will introduce a range of new obligations for tech companies and online platforms.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Global, Poland | 13 Dec 2021
Poland’s antitrust enforcer has launched its first competition probe into one of the major online platforms, as it investigates if Apple’s latest privacy update is aimed at unlawfully self-preferencing its personalised advertising service.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, China, etc. | 1 Dec 2021
As online advertising continues to grow, this article explores the current and future risks for businesses as regulators across key jurisdictions seek to impose stricter limitations on online advertising and adtech.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Canada, etc. | 29 Nov 2021
The Council of the EU agrees the draft Data Services Act package, the US Federal Reserve takes action on cybersecurity, and Italy fines Apple and Google €10 million each – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | Canada | 29 Nov 2021
A Canadian court has ordered marketing platform Hyp3r to pay C$24.9 million (US$19.5 million) in damages after it failed to oppose a class action lawsuit.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 25 Nov 2021
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office has flagged concerns over Google’s Privacy Sandbox amid a separate antitrust investigation.
Lexology PRO | European Union | 22 Nov 2021
The European Parliament is set to agree on a text for the Digital Markets Act that would see a broader definition of a 'gatekeeper' than some lawmakers had hoped for.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, European Union, etc. | 17 Nov 2021
New Zealand releases a new financial advertising code, Facebook removes targeted advertising for sensitive topics, and the US FTC takes action against false COVID-19 claims – plus other key developments.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Italy | 3 Nov 2021
Italy’s antitrust watchdog has dropped its online advertising probe into Google because the European Commission is investigating the same conduct, sparking mixed reactions from local lawyers over clashing enforcement activities at the national and EU level.