Live Panel Session: A New Era For Online Regulation

DIGITAL SERVICES ACT AND DIGITAL MARKETS ACT: A NEW ERA FOR ONLINE REGULATION Thursday 25 February at 10am GMT / 11am CET The first draft of the long-awaited Digital Services Act (“DSA”) and Digital Markets Act (“DMA”) legislative package was published on 15 December 2020 by the European Commission. As expected, it increases the obligations … Read more

The Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act: A new era for online regulation within Europe

The first draft of the long-awaited Digital Services Act (“DSA”) and Digital Markets Act (“DMA”) legislative package was published today by the European Commission. As expected, it raises the bar for digital service providers and introduces significant fines for non-compliance, pushing a greater onus onto the major tech companies to take responsibility for their role … Read more

The European Parliament adopts two legislative initiatives setting out its stance on the Digital Service Act

On 20 October 2020, the European Parliament set out its stance in relation to the upcoming Digital Service Act  (“DSA”), with Members of the European Parliament (“MEPs”) overwhelmingly approving two legislative initiative reports: one relating to improving the functioning of the single market and the other on adapting commercial and civil laws for commercial entities … Read more

Digital Services Act: European Commission commences consultation

On the 2 June 2020 the European Commission initiated an open public consultation as part of its evidence-gathering exercise to inform the contents of the upcoming Digital Services Act (DSA) legislative package (expected to be put forward in late 2020). The consultation seeks to gather views, evidence and data from a variety of interested parties … Read more