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Presentation of the 2017 annual report on the audiovisual and telecommunications sector in Spain

20/12/2018

A little later than expected, but the publication of the 2017 annal report on the audiovisual and telecommunications sectors by the the Spanish Competition and Markets Commission confirmed the good shape of the sectors in Spain, which will allow the sectors the challenges to come. In addition, great panelists spoke about the sectors' deregulation twenty [...]

Nebot & Páez and its lawyers

TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms)

Worldlwide overview of the videogame creators considered eSports: Tencent Games (Fortnite and League of Legends); Activision Blizzard; and Nintendo

27/5/2018

The videogame tournament boom threatens to affect the profitability of videogames traditional producers. Read the news (in Spanish).  

Sport&MusicLaw

TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms)

Sport law

The price and the conditions for operators to bid for 5G technology licences regarded as reasonable

25/5/2018

Access the press release of the Ministry for Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda.  

TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms)

Speech by EU Competition Commissioner: Competition and a fair deal for consumers online

27/4/2018

In her speech, Margrethe Verstager addressed key topics for consumer and competition on the online stage, namely: changing digital markets; competition for digital services: Apple/Shazam; competition and innovation; competition in telecoms networks; Altice; and the future of competition in digital markets. Access the speech here

TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms)

EU Law and competition

The EU Commission is concerned Apple takeover of Shazam may negatively affect competition in the music streaming services market

23/4/2018

The Commission has decided to open an in-depth investigation into Apple's proposed acquisition of Shazam. The aim of such an investigation is to further assess the proposed acquisition of Shazam by Apple under the EU Merger Regulation amid concerns that the merger could reduce choice for users of music streaming services. Access the EU Commission [...]

TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms)

Entertainment law

EU Law and competition

Regulatory framework for the Programme for the Promotion of Videogame industry

6/4/2018

Access to the text published in Spain’s Official Gazette (in Spanish)

TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms)

Entertainment law

Sport law

The AP of Pontevedra rules in favor of a father that reviewed WhatsApp conversations of his minor daughter

27/12/2017

Sorry, this entry is only available in European Spanish.

The service provided by Uber connecting individuals with non-professional drivers is covered by services in the field of transport

20/12/2017

Access here the press release of the CJEU on case C-434/15.

TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms)

EU Law and competition

Spain’s Supreme Court upholds ruling finding a retweet may amount to encouragement of terrorism (a criminal offence under Spanish law)

17/11/2017

Access here the Supreme Court’s press release (in Spanish).

TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms)

TS: publicar la fotografía de una persona sacada de su cuenta de Facebook exige su consentimiento expreso

20/2/2017

Publicar la fotografía de una persona sacada de su cuenta de Facebook sin obtener el consentimiento expreso supone una intromisión ilegítima en su derecho a la propia imagen.   En términos muy claros lo afirma el Tribunal Supremo: “Que en la cuenta abierta en una red social en Internet, el titular del perfil haya “subido” [...]

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