Tag Archives: ECommerce Directive

Notification and acting on illegal content hosted by online intermediaries

The European Commission is consulting on procedures for notifying and acting on illegal content hosted by third party intermediaries. The Commission believes that this is necessary for the following reasons: lack of legal certainty and predictability resulting from conflicting jurisprudence and fragmentation of notice and take-down procedures (NTDs) across the EU is preventing innovation and […]

Are e-commerce laws holding your business back?

Are e-commerce laws holding your business back?

UK trade bodies are calling for the new EU Commission to complete the digital single market to encourage enterprise, competition and innovation across the European economy. In November 2009 the European Commission reported that 60% of EU cross border e-commerce contracts fail for one reason or another. The statistic is an unfortunate indictment on the European Single […]