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Background In previous articles in this series on A Light Touch Regulatory Framework for AI we have argued for the need for a ‘light-touch’ regulatory framework for technology solutions using AI, with a primary focus on transparency obligations which would be dependent on the human impact of the AI solution.  We suggest that the key components of […]…
After a year strongly marked by the unprecedented COVID-19 health and economic crisis, the French Competition Authority (“FCA“) recently published its roadmap for 2021. Continuity and novelty are the two words that can summarise the FCA’s 2021 priorities: Continuity: given that some of these priorities had already been included in its 2020 roadmap, in particular […]…
A number of Australian businesses have been caught by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), for breach of the Spam Act 2003 (Cth) (‘the Act’) within the last 18 months, paying over AUD$2,100,000 in infringement notices.[1] In the latest instalment, Kogan Australia, was recently issued with a AUD$310,000 infringement notice and 3 year court […]…
Bird & Bird’s international space and satellite activities sector group has published its latest International Space and Satellite Bulletin, which can be accessed following the link provided below. This bulletin covers the latest news and developments in the sector from around Europe, Australia, Asia and the Middle East, from September 2020 to early January 2021. […]…
Amid the disruptions caused by COVID-19, the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore is taking strides in 2021 to update its guidelines to better address unique challenges posed by the digital economy such as market definitions for multi-sided platforms, market assessments in dynamic digital markets, lock-in effects and the importance of data. The full article […]…
On 14 January 2021, the German parliament approved the long discussed reform of German competition law which has now also been confirmed by the second parliamentary chamber – the “Bundesrat”. The innovations to be implemented in the German Act against Restraints of Competition (“ARC“), will in particular provide the Federal Cartel Office (“FCO”) with regulatory […]…