The EU cybersecurity regime recently underwent a notable reform. In January 2023, Directive 2022/2555, the new NIS 2 Directive – the EU-wide legislation on cybersecurity – entered into force, amending existing legislation and repealing Directive 2016/1148, in place since 2016.
The e-commerce giant could potentially be imposed some significant fines reaching in the billions of euros, in violation of EU competition law rules, unless they can strike a deal with the Commission.
The letters of formal notice, the first step in the proceedings, were sent 23 EU Member States have yet to fully transpose the Directives into national legislation, which entered into force in June 2019 and for which the transposition deadline was on 7 June.
The Commissioner for Competition has been active in approving state aid measures in order to benefit the affected businesses as quickly as possible.
The investigation will focus on whether Google’s acquisition will hinder competition in the online advertising services marketplace
Though the chief negotiator sees major hurdles ahead, largely by the unwillingness of his counterparts, he remains hopeful that the differences can be overcome.
The Commission is aiming to make certain adjustments to the investor protection rules
EU Parliament green lights Vietnam free trade agreement, despite concerns from human rights groups
The EU’s controversial Copyright Directive will not be implemented by the United Kingdom, a government minister has confirmed.