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The European Union has reached political agreement on landmark new legislation aimed at addressing "systemic misbehaviour" among so-called Big Tech companies such as Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook. The Digital Markets Act (DMA) will blacklist certain practices used by large platforms acting as &

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People working in the so-called "gig economy", such as Deliveroo riders and Uber drivers, could gain formal employment rights under proposals from the European Commission. A proposed EU Directive would ensure that people working through digital labour platforms are granted the legal employment statu

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Thousands of Polish judges and prosecutors have signed an appeal urging authorities to follow recent rulings by an EU court to disband the country's disciplinary chamber for judges. At least 3,500 judges and prosecutors signed the appeal after Poland's authorities refused to abide by a ruling of the

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Corporate lawyer Michael Cox examines the latest EU update of consumer protection rules. The New Deal for Consumers (NDC) is a refresh of European consumer protection rules, to bring existing laws up-to-date for the digital age.

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The European Commission has decided to appeal a court ruling that US tech giant Apple did not receive illegal state aid from Ireland and does not have to pay €14 billion in back taxes. The Commission concluded in 2016 that Ireland broke EU state aid rules by granting undue tax benefits to Apple

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Views are being sought from the legal sector, business, and the judiciary on which British courts should have the power to depart from the acquis of EU law. At present, only the Supreme Court and the High Court of Justiciary will have this power from 31 December 2020.

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EU law expert Professor Tobias Lock has joined Maynooth University Department of Law from Edinburgh Law School. At Edinburgh, Professor Lock was lecturer and then senior lecturer in EU law from 2013-18, having previously lectured at University College London, the University of Surrey and the Univers

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