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Shein faces more regulations inside the EU
The European Commission recently announced that Shein, the ultra-fast fashion e-commerce giant, will be subject to additional regulations targeting huge online platforms (VLOPs) under the European Union's Digital Services Act...
May 1, 2024
Apple fined 1.8 billion euros in the EU!
The European Union has fined Apple over 1.8 billion euros for abusing its dominant position in the market for distributing streaming music apps to iPhone and iPad users through its...
March 5, 2024
The EU Parliament agreed on a supply chain law
The European Parliament agreed on a supply chain law, as reported by Spiegel, the German media. As a result, large companies may be sanctioned if, for example, they "benefit from...
December 18, 2023
The European Commission will subject the internet ‘gatekeepers’ to the new DMA
The European Commission has published a list of the leading digital global companies they call ‘internet gatekeepers’ and will subject them to the new DMA (Digital Markets Act) rules.  The...
September 7, 2023
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a new lawsuit against Amazon
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a new lawsuit against Amazon. The FTC is once again pointing the finger at the company founded by Jeff Bezos and, on this...
June 26, 2023
EUIPO: 1 in 3 Europeans are buying counterfeit products
According to the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) 1 in 3 Europeans are buying counterfeit products. The rise of counterfeits comes as technology makes it easier to buy and...
June 15, 2023
The European Commission discusses a reform to its customs system
The European Commission considers it time to reform its customs system, set up 55 years ago when e-commerce still needed to be fully developed or relatively almost nonexistent and was...
May 22, 2023
Spain could ban ChatGPT
ChatGPT, OpenAI's artificial intelligence tool, is in the spotlight again, as Spain could ban ChatGPT for copyright infringement.  After being banned in Italy a few weeks ago for not complying...
April 14, 2023
EU Parliament increases the protection for online shoppers and vulnerable consumers
The EU Parliament reached a provisional political agreement to increase the protection for online shoppers by updating the EU’s rules on product safety of non-food consumer products. The new regulation...
April 3, 2023
DAC7 will force marketplaces in the EU to report sales
According to the new Platform Tax Transparency Act - DAC7 - online marketplaces such as Amazon, eBay, and Vinted will now have to report sales made on their platforms by...
February 2, 2023
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against Google
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against Google for its alleged monopoly in the advertising sector, alleging that the technology giant has control of the advertising market...
January 27, 2023
TikTok could be banned in Europe
TikTok could be banned in Europe by order of the European Commission. The Commission warned the popular platform that a complete ban could follow swiftly if the social network refuses...
January 24, 2023
EU plans to enforce new packaging waste laws
As part of the 2030 Environmental Agenda, the European Commission has announced that it is currently working on new packaging waste laws.  🔥Do you want to know more about international...
November 14, 2022
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