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Posted in intellectual property, Technology

Tech Tax – Looking Forward to 2020

Following-up from our previous blogs on Tech Tax, we thought it would be useful to take a whirlwind tour of what to expect in tax and transfer pricing related topics in 2020. But for those that are curious, why are such seemingly dry topics so relevant to tech companies? It’s because their dynamism and continual state of change almost inevitably … Continue Reading

Posted in Cybersecurity Mark BrennanBret Cohen

NTIA Seeks Comment on New, Outcome-Based Privacy Approach

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issued a Request for Comments (RFC) on a new consumer privacy approach that is designed to focus on outcomes instead of prescriptive mandates. The RFC presents an important opportunity for organizations to provide legal and policy input to the administration, and comments are due October 26.The RFC notes … Continue Reading
Posted in Copyright, Digital Single Market (EU), e-commerce, Internet Alberto Bellan

DSM Watch – Platforms: EU Commission issues a Recommendation and a draft Regulation as the DSM approach towards ISPs takes (an irregular) shape

In a nutshell: As part of the DSM strategy, the Commission has recently published a series of new proposals impacting platforms and ISPs, including a Recommendation on tackling illegal content online and a draft Regulation on promoting fairness and transparency for business users of e-commerce platforms. In these new documents, the Commission addresses consumer protection, fair competition and notice-and-take-down obligations. Continue Reading

Posted in Policy & Regulation, Telecoms & Broadband Mark Taylor

Hogan Lovells Assists Vodafone in the Preparation of its First Law Enforcement Disclosure Report

Vodafone’s publication last Friday of its first Law Enforcement Disclosure Reportattracted global press attention and comment. The report provides detailed insight into the legal frameworks, governance principles and operating procedures associated with responding to demands for assistance from law enforcement and intelligence agencies in 29 countries in which Vodafone operates.

Our London office team worked closely with Vodafone’s own … Continue Reading