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

Omnibus Directive: A New Deal for EU Consumers – Part 3

On 7 January 2020 the European Commission’s Enforcement and Modernisation Directive (EU) 2019/2161 informally referred to as the Omnibus Directive) came into force and must be implemented in Member States by 28 November 2021. This is the third and final instalment of our three-part blog exploring the Omnibus Directive and what it means for stakeholders … Read more

The Omnibus Directive: A New Deal for EU Consumers – Part 2 – The objectives and provisions of the Omnibus Directive in focus

On 7 January 2020 the European Commission’s Enforcement and Modernisation Directive (EU) 2019/2161 (informally referred to as the Omnibus Directive) came into force and must be implemented in Member States by 28 November 2021. This is the second of three blogs exploring the Omnibus Directive and what it means for stakeholders at all levels. In … Read more