Countdown to P2B Regulation in the EU: What You Need to Know

On 14 June 2019, European institutions adopted the “Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on promoting fairness and transparency for business users of online intermediation services”, also known as the Platform-to-Business or P2B. As stipulated by law, the regulation goes into effect 12 months from the date [...]

The App Association Comments on the European Commission’s Proposals for the Digital Services Act

On June 30, ACT | The App Association submitted feedback to the European Commission (EC) about two inception impact assessments (IIAs) related to the Digital Services Act legislative package (DSA). The DSA will update the EU’s 20-year-old eCommerce directive and address liability for user-generated content, online disinformation, as well as [...]

Announcing A New Blog Series: Takeaways from the European Commission’s Digital Strategy Documents

Because good things come in threes, the European Commission (EC) released no fewer than three important documents related to its plans to make Europe “fit for the digital age” on February 19, 2020. These documents include a Communication entitled “Shaping Europe’s Digital Future”, the “European Strategy for Data” and the [...]

By |2020-02-19T15:45:07-05:00February 20th, 2020|App Economy, Blog, Competition, European Union, Policy, Privacy|

FTC v. Qualcomm – The Big Tech Antitrust Case Nobody’s Talking About

While big press outlets focus on major investigations into Google and Facebook, a more consequential and farther-reaching case is about to reach a critical stage. In a briefing hosted by ACT | The App Association last week, congressional staff heard from a variety of stakeholders who cautioned that a Qualcomm [...]

By |2020-02-06T17:16:38-05:00February 7th, 2020|Blog, Competition, Courts, FRAND|
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