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Technology Joint Ventures - Partnering for the Future

May 06, 2021

This article examines the key aspects of joint ventures in the technology sector and the particular issues and challenges that these joint ventures raise.

EU Commission Scales Vertical Block Exemption Mountain

January 11, 2021

Jay Modrall discusses recent changes to the EU antitrust reform agenda, including the long-awaited consultation on reform of the Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (the VBER) and related Guidelines, published on December 18, 2020.

Shaken, not stirred: EU mixes big tech regulation and antitrust

January 08, 2021

Jay Modrall discusses the Digital Markets Act (DMA), the European Commission’s regulatory agenda and ongoing antitrust reform agenda in a recent article published by InformaConnect.

EU data governance regulation – A wave of digital, regulatory and antitrust reform begins - Part Three

December 17, 2020

In the third blog post of this series on the European Commission's proposed Data Governance Regulation (the DGR), we consider the DGR’s relationship to competition law rules.

EU data governance regulation – A wave of digital, regulatory and antitrust reform begins - Part Two

December 16, 2020

In this blog post, we outline the new regimes for data sharing service providers and data altruism under the DGR, and consider the potential impact on businesses.

EU data governance regulation – a wave of digital, regulatory and antitrust reform begins - Part 1

December 10, 2020

On 25 November 2020, the European Commission (EC) published its proposed Data Governance Regulation (the DGR), which will create a new legal framework to encourage the development of a European single market for data.

Launching our new video series - Inside Tech Law Talks

September 08, 2020

Inside Tech Law Talks is our new video series providing short updates on recent developments and key issues facing technology and consumer businesses.

EU Commission Launches Consultations on Ex Ante Antitrust Tool and Platform Regulation

June 17, 2020

On June 2, 2020, the EU Commission (EC) launched two major consultations: one relating to a possible new competition tool to allow the EC to intervene in vulnerable markets without the need to find that any company has violated EU competition law (the Ex Ante Tool Consultation), and the second relating to the forthcoming Digital Services Act package (the DSA Consultation).

The New EU AI and Data Strategy and what it Means for EU Antitrust Reform

March 24, 2020

This article summarises the AI and Data Package released by the European Commission on 19 February 2020 and discusses the role of EU antitrust reform.

Future Mobility: EU Commission Shifts Gears

November 05, 2019

The automotive industry stands on the brink of a revolution that will affect not only automobile manufacturers and suppliers but also stakeholders in an expanding ecosystem of both traditional and new players.