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Regulatory Outlook


To help you keep up to date with the regulatory changes in the areas that affect you, we produce the Regulatory Outlook, drawing on the expertise of over 40 lawyers in Osborne Clarke’s Regulatory Group.

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Blockchain


Blockchain is emerging as a candidate for one of the major disruptive technologies of our time, with the potential to transform a huge number of industry sectors in the near future. While...

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General Data Protection Regulation


To help you prepare for the GDPR, we explain the new legal requirements and share best practices for your GDPR compliance project.

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EU’s Digital Single Market


The EU’s Digital Single Market Strategy: implications for your business.

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PSC Register


The new register of people with significant control over a company: transparency in the UK.

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PSD2: The Second Payment Services Directive


Explore PSD2 and how it will affect businesses in the payments industry.

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Commission fines Altice Group €125.5M for early implementation of its proposed acquisition of PT Portugal

In an important reminder of the importance of receiving merger control clearance before implementing transactions, the European Commission has announced that it is to impose a €125.5M fine on the...

Written on: 23 May 2018


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European Commission announces first piece of cross-platform regulation to ensure online platforms and search engines deal fairly with other businesses

The European Commission has announced the first piece of cross platform regulation which aims to ensure that online platforms and search engines deal fairly with other businesses. Context The European...

Written on: 23 May 2018


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Vertical mergers in the technology sector

The European Commission recently announced that it was conducting an in-depth investigation into Apple's proposed acquisition of UK-based music-recognition service Shazam. This is despite the transaction failing to meet the...

Written on: 23 May 2018


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