Germany: Telecom regulator head going after Google, Facebook

Germany: Telecom regulator head going after Google, Facebook

Jochen Homann, the president of Germany’s telecom regulator Bundesnetzagentur, is going after Google and Facebook, contending that their messaging and email services should face the same regulation as telecom companies in the country. In an interview with the Financial Times, Homann said that with the lines between telecom providers and web-based services getting blurred there […]

EU: ECJ favors luxury brands in Coty judgement

EU: ECJ favors luxury brands in Coty judgement

The European Court of Justice, the court of last resort in the EU, has ruled that luxury good makers may ban the sale of their products on eCommerce platforms like Amazon to maintain the exclusivity of their brands. The ruling comes after German luxury cosmetics group Coty — the parent behind brands like Calvin Klein […]

Schneider Electric Damages Judgment: A New Era in EC Merger Control?

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Juan Rodriguez, Aug 06, 2007 The judgment of the Court of First Instance (CFI) of July 11, 2007 awarding damages to Schneider Electric is unlikely to lead to a flood of merger-related damages litigation against the European Commission. But, unless it is overturned […]