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Political agreement reached on controversial EU Digital Copyright Directive: A fair and balanced result?
Following a turbulent course of lengthy negotiations and delays, political agreement was finally reached by the European Commission, European Parliament and the Council of the EU on the revised proposal of the EU Copyright Directive (the “Directive“) earlier this month. … Continue reading
The EU geo-blocking Regulation (Regulation 2018/302 of 28 February 2018) (the Regulation) comes into force on 3 December 2018. The Regulation aims to remove barriers to cross-border trade and enable consumers to purchase goods and services from businesses located in … Continue reading
Scientific opinion commissioned by the European Commission makes ten recommendations on cyber security in the Digital Single Market
On 24 March 2017, the European Commission’s Scientific Advice Mechanism published an independent scientific opinion on cyber security in the Digital Single Market to aid EU-level policy makers. The opinion includes ten broad recommendations for simplifying and securing online operations … Continue reading
New EU content portability regime agreed with concerns still remaining about its potential impact on territorial licensing models
Agreement was reached by the European Parliament, the Member States and the European Commission on Tuesday 7 February 2017 in respect of a new regulation to enable cross-border content portability. From 2018, EU citizens will be able to make full … Continue reading