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Das Bundeswirtschaftsministerium hat Ende August eine Studie vorgelegt, die sich mit der Frage befasst, ob das aktuelle Kartellrecht (noch) geeignet ist, die zunehmende Digitalisierung angemessen zu regeln. Im Fokus dabei: Die großen Digitalkonzerne wie Amazon, Ebay oder Zalando.
Legal advice by DWF Germany in the TechRad project
As intermediaries of goods or services, platforms often stand in the "middle" between businesses and consumers. In view of this triangular relationship, the P2B Regulation aims to ensure greater transparency for the benefit of business users (e.g. distributors).
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) just adopted its Interpretive Note to Recommendation 15, recommending member jurisdictions to regulate and monitor virtual asset service providers for anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing purposes.
Update: General Data Protection Regulation
DWF's Cologne event provided a forum to explore the consequences of new technologies such as 3D printing.
Court of Appeals Berlin, decision of 29.09.2018 – (4) 161 Ss 28/18 (35/18) published in German under: www.gerichtsentscheidungen.berlin-brandenburg.de