Australia’s regulatory feud with Facebook turns ugly; The future of mass claims in the UK

19 February 2021

Big Tech’s move into financial services sounds alarm over inadequate regulation

12 February 2021

Google’s Texas antitrust lawsuit places allegations of adtech-market abuse at center stage

5 February 2021

Black lawyers remain underrepresented in DOJ, FTC antitrust positions

29 January 2021

Why 2021 is shaping up as a significant year for global privacy regulation

28 January 2021

WhatsApp’s privacy policy update sparks global regulatory backlash amid user confusion

22 January 2021

Trump’s Twitter exile places Section 230 at center stage; the challenge of South Korea’s racist chatbot

15 January 2021

Google faces a Texan showdown, as European ice skaters welcome a key court decision

23 December 2020

Tech giants face significant regulatory pushback as Europe gears up for epochal fight

18 December 2020

Facebook lawsuits present the social-media behemoth with its biggest regulatory threat yet

11 December 2020

Singapore's antitrust chief finds a delicate balance in her agency's Covid-19 response

10 December 2020

Libra sparks European soul-searching on digital currencies and payment networks

4 December 2020

The EU debates the future of encryption, two years after Australia’s controversial messaging law

27 November 2020

UK grapples with balancing tough foreign-M&A rules with the need for post-Brexit foreign investment

20 November 2020

US presidential election sparks speculation on the future of antitrust, online policy settings

13 November 2020

How the EU and the UK are gearing up for future regulatory battles with Big Tech

6 November 2020

Goldman Sachs hit with record fines in the US over its role in 1MDB scandal

30 October 2020

US Google antitrust lawsuit ushers in a new era of muscular Big Tech enforcement

23 October 2020

EU data-protection adequacy standards remain unaddressed, as UK hurtles towards Brexit

16 October 2020

Apple and Google’s app-store management sparks US lawsuits, Asian regulatory pushback

9 October 2020

Brazil’s data-protection law taps into global digital economy, as EU struggles with e-privacy bill

2 October 2020

DOJ’s revamped remedies manual champions role of divestiture over conduct commitments

25 September 2020

Japan’s new competition chief Furuya likely to see eye-to-eye with Prime Minister Suga

18 September 2020

As the effects of Covid-19 reverberate around the world, regulators experiment with new settings

14 September 2020

Brazilian corruption probe into SNC Lavalin may renew Canadian prosecutors’ interest

11 September 2020

Democrats’ choice of Kamala Harris as VP candidate in US places Big Tech regulation at center stage

4 September 2020

Australia’s criminal-cartel offenses highlight the deterrence and the pitfalls of antitrust prosecutions

31 August 2020

Mooted EU carbon levy on imports gains momentum, sparks concerns over mounting protectionism

28 August 2020

Wirecard’s collapse sparks German soul-searching over work of auditors, financial regulator

21 August 2020

TikTok’s forced sale won’t lessen global privacy concerns over personal-data use

14 August 2020

Facebook, Google face regulatory challenges as media companies demand payment for content

7 August 2020

Privacy pressure mounts on the US as European court scuttles international data-transfer regime

31 July 2020

US prosecutions on criminal antitrust offenses come at a high cost for foreign offenders

24 July 2020

Unaoil probe and bribery trial saga of former executives holds uncomfortable lessons for UK’s Serious Fraud Office

21 July 2020

US jury’s decision to convict hacker in LinkedIn, Dropbox trial offers prosecutors reason for optimism

17 July 2020

UK review calls for regulation to address Facebook, Google adtech dominance

10 July 2020

US antitrust community rocked by allegations of political interference in DOJ decision-making

3 July 2020

Commerzbank’s UK penalty over money-laundering lapses sets the scene for future enforcement

26 June 2020

Facebook’s Giphy deal puts global concerns over data use and ‘killer acquisitions’ under the spotlight

19 June 2020

China’s long shadow over the EU’s regulatory landscape

12 June 2020

Regulating the gatekeepers: Brussels floats a three-pillar plan to rein in digital platforms

5 June 2020

Irish enforcement marks birthday of EU’s landmark GDPR, as China ponders privacy directions

29 May 2020

Rapid development of contact-tracing technology prompts privacy soul-searching around the world

22 May 2020

M&A faces global uncertainty as regulators ponder impact on markets overturned by Covid-19

15 May 2020

Covid-19 crisis thrusts state aid, airline survival to the forefront of governments’ response

7 May 2020

What a US approach to obstruction charges could teach Australian antitrust regulators

21 October 2019

Grifters and grafters: Indonesia's anticorruption agency under attack

19 September 2019

Facebook’s claims on users’ privacy expectations raise concerns among US federal lawmakers

18 September 2019

Sour note: Tencent Music, record labels and licensing in China

16 September 2019

Cannabis-industry growth in the US sees a spike in regulatory action

13 September 2019

Facebook currency, Libra, is a novelty for regulators

13 September 2019

United States of probes: why 48 attorneys general are getting tough on Google

10 September 2019

Cartel conduct draws wave of civil, criminal court proceedings in Australia

1 September 2019

UK regulatory reviews piling up

12 August 2019

Australia finalises landmark Facebook, Google report

31 July 2019

‘Cybersecurity with Chinese characteristics’—A well-mapped regulatory landscape, but pitfalls await

12 July 2019

The Valle-dictory Tour: EU Chief Economist Tommaso Valletti reviews his three years in Brussels

11 July 2019

Facebook, Google brace for the release of Australia’s ground-breaking digital platforms report

14 June 2019

M&A law at heart of Australian competition regulator’s courtroom woes

4 June 2019

GDPR at one: Legal certainty still eludes EU privacy law

23 May 2019

TPG-Vodafone merger suffers $700 million setback

9 May 2019

Connected cars patent disputes carry echoes of battles past

2 May 2019

Apple-Qualcomm: Peace in our time

22 April 2019

How Brexit threatens to barricade our information superhighways

18 April 2019

Australia, the headache Silicon Valley never thought it would have

11 April 2019

Rising China tests EU trade and competition policy

4 April 2019

South Korea's shareholder activism revolution stuck in the slow lane

25 March 2019

Country Care cartel case resonates in Australia; New Zealand’s draft privacy laws move forward

14 March 2019

EU steps up Brexit no-deal planning

13 March 2019

Leveling the online playing field: Asia-Pacific regulators go after GAFA

25 February 2019

Australian gun-jumping lawsuits highlight risks of dramatic, pre-deal business decisions

18 February 2019

EU merger vetoes prompt calls to change the rules

7 February 2019

Appeals judges skeptical of ‘net neutrality’ order

4 February 2019

Activists hedge funds look to improve performance in 2019 with new strategies and targets

31 January 2019

Consumer Electronics Show shifts focus toward regulation and 'techlash'

10 January 2019

Siemens-Alstom merger pits politics against competition

10 January 2019

FTC, Qualcomm dig in for high-stakes antirust trial

10 January 2019

Tech in 2019: legal disputes and other impending regulatory and litigation issues

14 December 2018

Silicon Valley loses its fight against Australia’s encryption law

7 December 2018

Brexit progress gives glimpse of battles yet to come

28 November 2018

Data privacy grabs attention of Big Tech CEOs

31 October 2018

Australian encryption laws cause a rift with Silicon Valley

19 October 2018

EU’s capital markets union stuck in second gear

15 October 2018

Russian Hacker's Trial Delayed by Court

12 October 2018

German car probe opens new front for EU antitrust

21 September 2018

Myer’s activist investors lay ground for annual meeting showdown

20 September 2018

Australia’s WestConnex toll-road decision places traffic-data collection at center stage

10 September 2018

Brexit & Japanese Industry: Views from MLex bureaux London & Tokyo

7 September 2018

DOJ willing to offer leniency to companies that report bribery in newly acquired firm

29 August 2018

Sweeping new data protection laws emerge in Brazil, California and India – What’s at stake?

29 August 2018

CKI’s purchase of Australia’s APA places critical-infrastructure regulatory regime at center stage

28 August 2018

EU’s proposed tech tax causes controversy

21 August 2018

Australia’s Nine-Fairfax deal focuses attention on regulator’s approach to new media laws

20 August 2018

UK Unexplained Wealth Orders – a landmark legal challenge

13 August 2018

UK-Ireland extradition case shows legal uncertainty before Brexit

7 August 2018

Nord Stream 2 controversy goes far beyond Trump

18 July 2018

Vestager’s war on tax breaks causes sparks in EU courts

12 July 2018

Mastercard, Visa dealt UK appeals court blow. Where next for interchange fee litigation?

10 July 2018

Petrobras four years on: How Brazil’s compliance culture is changing

29 June 2018

Facebook, grilled by Congress, provides unprecedented answers

20 June 2018

Sustainable finance gathers pace in Europe

18 June 2018

ANZ, Deutsche Bank, Citigroup face criminal-cartel charges over the issuing of shares

8 June 2018

Apple-Samsung: The Final Trial Verdict

31 May 2018

Online, out of line: Amazon's troubles in Japan may herald heightened regulatory attention to platform businesses

30 May 2018

Laying down the law: Hong Kong's Competition Ordinance in line for its first major review

29 May 2018

No-poach: How antitrust prosecutors are trying to help you get a raise

24 May 2018

Apple v Samsung – the final trial

14 May 2018

Xerox’s boardroom scuffle set to continue; Australian media’s Facebook fracas

9 May 2018

Now, it's personal: Defending data and protecting privacy in China

18 April 2018

Sandon Capital's Specialty Fashion frustrations and Australia's penalty problem

11 April 2018

EU data-protection law, Facebook woes take center stage at Washington privacy conference

6 April 2018

Google fights landmark UK ‘right to be forgotten’ lawsuits

22 March 2018

EU seeks exemption to Trump tariffs

15 March 2018

EU privacy rules: What’s next for businesses and regulators as GDPR looms?

15 March 2018

Global privacy practitioners gather in Washington

14 March 2018

All together now: China brings antitrust enforcement under one roof at a brand new agency

13 March 2018

Japan backs global dialogue on Bitcoin, including at G-20

8 March 2018

The global divide over whether 'facilitation' payments amount to corruption.

2 March 2018

Facebook’s data collection in Germany caught in antitrust spotlight

26 February 2018

Saputo, Murray Goulburn deal plots tricky Australian regulatory path

16 February 2018

High-stakes trial between Uber and Google's self-driving car unit kicks off in San Francisco

5 February 2018

Aluminum foil sets the stage for US and China trade dispute

4 January 2018

Everything Old is New Again: How Trump has changed Trade

21 December 2017

The Year in Antitrust and Privacy: AT&T, Equifax and Net Neutrality

20 December 2017

Air quality legal battle takes place in the heart of the EU

6 December 2017

Waymo Uber trade secret trial delayed, again

5 December 2017

Reversal of fortune: A worldwide win for innovators as patent policy pendulum swings back in their favor

1 December 2017

US sides squarely with owners of technology standards in patent licensing negotiations

29 November 2017

SBM Offshore’s struggle to settle global corruption probes

22 November 2017

‘Modern slavery’ debate plagues soccer industry

21 November 2017

The Gupta leaks go global

3 November 2017

Technology's financial frontier - blockchain, Bitcoin and the future of banking

1 November 2017

US Congress kills pro-consumer arbitration rule, setting stage to block payday lending rule

31 October 2017

Watch repairers left to ponder next move in fight against Swiss giants

25 October 2017

US ramps up penalties in fight against illegal 'no poach' agreements

12 October 2017

EU e-bike dumping probe could worsen trade tensions between Europe and China

2 October 2017

The privacy debate goes global - rights, risks and regulation in an interconnected age

2 October 2017

Brexit negotiations continue in the shadow of May's Florence speech

28 September 2017

The Equifax Data Breach

25 September 2017

Brazil, White-Collar Crime and Petrobras

19 September 2017

The Intel antitrust decision and the EU

8 September 2017

Private colleges seek antitrust carve-out for cost-related woes

31 August 2017

Brexit: UK-EU talks at a crossroads

30 August 2017

The City of London Prepares for Brexit

30 August 2017

Privacy & Data Security in the USA: Spokeo & Yahoo

25 August 2017

What do the SFO's latest probes say about the prosecutor's state of mind?

15 August 2017

Democrats on Trade: A Better Deal?

10 August 2017

Apple, Qualcomm and the value of connectivity

9 August 2017

Malaysia Submarine Scandal

8 August 2017

Inversion Deals, M&A and Tax Under Trump

8 August 2017

REMS and restricted generic access

2 August 2017

Outlook for Trump financial deregulation agenda

1 August 2017

Luxury goods, online marketplaces & a heated antitrust debate

1 August 2017

Diesel scandal reaches fever pitch

28 July 2017

Pressure valve – the coming shakeup in Japan's LNG market

28 July 2017

An early impasse for the Brexit negotiations

27 July 2017

Setting the price of Chinese solar panels in the EU

24 July 2017

The EU's zombie bank problem

20 July 2017

Inflight WiFi and regulatory questions in the EU

12 July 2017

New KFTC chief looks to lawmakers to support chaebol reform as he sets out agenda

30 June 2017

France, Germany lead EU ministers to energy-savings deal

26 June 2017

Net Neutrality: An Early Battleground for the Trump Administration

21 June 2017

Japan's Big Data Challenge

19 June 2017

New EU mobile regime pits roamers against stay-at-homers, prompting more change

16 June 2017

The US decision to leave the Paris Climate Agreement

2 June 2017

China's Cybersecurity Law, critical information infrastructure and cross-border data transfers

26 May 2017

US Antitrust & Merger Regulation Under President Trump

18 May 2017

The 1MDB Money Laundering Investigation

12 May 2017

Anti-Bribery & Corruption Developments in China

2 May 2017

Alleged bribery at Indonesia's MAXpower

27 April 2017

Vestager's 'fairness' mantra rattles through EU competition law

23 March 2017

ECB looks beyond capital in urging banks to cut costs, merge

20 March 2017

'End' of EU mobile roaming marks the start of implementation headaches

14 March 2017

China lodges WTO complaint against EU, US over market-economy rules

28 February 2017

China rises from ashes of US climate-policy uncertainty

31 January 2017

Trump's plans to abandon UN climate deal puts EU projects in doubt

18 January 2017