UK competition authority wants changes to Big Four

The Competition and Markets’ Authority has called for legislation to overhaul the auditing business, namely concerning the Big Four.

EU wants to allow class-action suits – under certain terms

The landscape for collective redress rules across Europe varies a great deal and efforts to harmonise it might entail negative consequences

Banning China’s Huawei?

Whether to allow Chinese vendors participate in the procurement process for implementing 5G network systems across Europe has divided European countries

Europe’s disputed copyright law: An overview

With 348 voting in favour, 274 voting against and 36 abstaining, the much-discussed EU Copyright Directive has finally been approved by the European Parliament.

Plans for new EU labour authority are controversial

Efforts by the EU to advance labour rights for workers has been met with varied responses – largely due to the effort it requires from companies and the diverse set of rules varying in Member States

EU Cybersecurity Act clears final parliamentary hurdle

The adoption establishes the first EU-wide certification scheme to ensure that cybersecurity standards are met.

Siemens-Alstom merger: Where competition law and politics clash

The merger has raised some questions with regards to the modernity of the European antitrust rules.

German antitrust regulator lashes out at Facebook

The order by the Federal Cartel Office might have far-reaching effects in how Facebook manages its operations in Europe

Battle over access and transparency intensifying

With lobbying in Europe being focused in Brussels, there are increasing calls for the organisation and activities thereof to be more clear. How does it work exactly?

Reining in the tech giants?

The EU has a tough task at hand in order to create a fertile ground for European tech companies to flourish and compete on a global scale.

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