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On 1 September 2020, the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) (“UT”) handed down judgment in Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Ltd v University of the Arts London. This is another decision in a number of cases that Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Ltd (“Cornerstone”) has brought before the UT and courts relating to the 2017 Electronic Communications Code (“Code”). Background The operator, Cornerstone, was seeking permanent rights under Paragraph 20 of the Code to install and operate apparatus on the…
The recent decision of the Scottish Lands Tribunal  in EE Limited/Hutchison 3G Limited (Applicants) v Duncan and Others (Respondents) LTS/ECC/2019/12 to 16 and 2020/01, 02, 03 & 13 issued on 23 September 2020 is the  latest in a tapestry of litigation which has arisen since the coming into force of The Electronics Communications Code on 28 December 2017. Still commonly called the ‘new Code’ nearly three years after coming into force, there have been a…
On December 21, 2020, the European Union’s new Electronic Communications Code (EECC) will begin regulating a broad range of previously unregulated services as Electronic Communications Services (ECS). Among these newly regulated services are email, connected wearable devices, and many other Over The Top (OTT) applications, such as audio, video and other streaming media content delivered over the Internet. For the first time, providers of many of these ECS offerings will have to notify regulators in…
INTRODUCTION Operational resilience is a key focus area for regulators across Europe, at both the domestic and European level.  The banking crisis prompted regulators to strengthen the financial sector’s ability to weather financial risks.  But as the financial sector has become increasingly dependent on outsourced and third-party service providers, regulators have turned their attention to digital operational resilience to reduce the risk of technological disruption harming consumers or disrupting the financial sector more generally. In…