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  • Briefing on proposed EU regulation on fairness and transparency of platforms

    18-05-2018

    Cullen International organised a briefing on the European Commission proposed regulation on "promoting fairness and transparency for business users of online intermediation services" on 16 May 2018.

  • New benchmark on national digital economy strategies in the Americas

    02-05-2018

    Our latest benchmark shows the latest updates on Digital Economy strategies in the Americas.

  • 3 regulatory challenges for platforms - Challenge 3: Content recognition technologies

    29-03-2018

    This is the third of three benchmarks on initiatives targeting platforms in Europe.

  • 3 regulatory challenges for platforms - Challenge 2: Illegal content

    19-03-2018

    This is the second of three benchmarks on initiatives targeting platforms in Europe.

  • 3 regulatory challenges for platforms - Challenge 1: Transparency

    15-03-2018

    This is the first of three benchmarks on initiatives targeting platforms in Europe.

  • Digital economy in Latin America: Cullen International leads policy debate at Mobile World Congress

    06-03-2018

    (CAF Development Bank of Latin America- Cullen International- GSMA)

  • New benchmark on national fake news initiatives in Europe

    25-01-2018

    Our new benchmark shows the latest initiatives on fake news in ten European member states.

  • EU Digital Economy Weekly Update

    27-11-2017

    Author : James Thomson

    A recap of the key EU regulatory developments affecting the digital economy in the past week and of the events taking place this week.

  • EU Digital Economy Weekly Update

    23-10-2017

    Author : James Thomson

    A recap of the key EU regulatory developments affecting the digital economy in the past week and of the events taking place this week.

  • EU Digital Economy Weekly Update

    18-09-2017

    Author : Javier Huerta Bravo

    A recap of the key EU regulatory developments affecting the digital economy in the past week and of the events taking place this week.

  • New benchmark on data retention requirements for OTT communications apps

    08-09-2017

    Cullen International has published new research looking at whether EU member states’ data retention laws take account of new communications habits.

  • Abigail Browne Fellowship - Invitation to apply for 2017/2018 edition

    21-08-2017

    Cullen International announces a new fellowship in memory of Abigail Browne (1976-2015). The fellowship remembers Abigail's life and recognises her work in the field of communications regulation. Deadline for application is November 1, 2017.

  • New benchmark on drone regulation in the Americas: safety, privacy and spectrum issues

    10-08-2017

    Cullen International's new research looks at the regulation covering the operation of drones in the Americas.

  • New infographic on proposed EU e-Privacy Regulation

    05-07-2017

    Cullen International has published an infographic on the state of play of negotiations on the adoption of new e-Privacy rules in the EU.

  • EU Digital Economy Weekly Update

    03-07-2017

    Author : Javier Huerta Bravo

    A recap of the key EU regulatory developments affecting the digital economy in the past week and of the events taking place this week.

  • New benchmark on policy initiatives targeting online platforms

    21-06-2017

    Cullen International has published a new benchmark mapping policy initiatives specifically targeting online platforms in 14 European countries.

  • EU Digital Economy Weekly Update

    06-06-2017

    Author : Javier Huerta Bravo

    A recap of the key EU regulatory developments affecting the digital economy in the past week and of the events taking place this week.

  • EU Digital Economy Weekly Update

    02-05-2017

    Author : Javier Huerta Bravo

    A recap of the key EU regulatory developments affecting the digital economy in the past week and of the events taking place this week.

  • New benchmark on e-procurement in the Americas

    13-04-2017

    Cullen International's latest benchmark provides a status overview of the use and eligibility requirements of online public procurement systems in the Americas.

  • New benchmark on the regulation of Uber-like services

    11-04-2017

    Cullen International published a new benchmark on different approaches towards the regulation of Uber-like services across the Americas.

  • New benchmark on number-independent OTT communication services

    06-04-2017

    Cullen International published a new benchmark showing whether number-independent OTT communication services such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Gmail and Apple FaceTime are currently considered as electronic communications services (ECS) in European countries.

  • EU Digital Economy Weekly Update

    27-03-2017

    Author : Javier Huerta Bravo

    A recap of the key EU regulatory developments affecting the digital economy in the past week and of the events taking place this week.

  • BITS seminar on 'Internet of Things and IP peering'

    08-02-2017

    Author : Philippe Defraigne

    Cullen International, together with the Universities of Leuven and Namur, held on February 2, 2017 a seminar on 'internet and IP peering'.The seminar discussed the technical arrangements, commercial agreements and regulatory implications on IP interconnection.

  • United States: New policies and regulation shaping up under Trump's administration

    03-02-2017

    Author : Elena Scaramuzzi

    Cullen International published a report on US policy and regulatory developments (such as data protection, net neutrality, cybersecurity, Internet of Things (IoT) and media ownership) in the month of January pre- and post-inauguration.

  • Lunch debate: EU Copyright Reform: How to share the value for the uses of content by online platforms

    07-12-2016| Brussels, Belgium

    Author : Javier Huerta Bravo

    Event : http://www.cullen-international.com/news/2016/lunch-debate/lunch-debate

    Organizer : Cullen International

  • European Commission gives conditional clearance to the Microsoft/LinkedIn merger

    06-12-2016| Europe

    Author : Cullen International

    Organizer : Cullen International

    The European Commission has conditionally cleared Microsoft’s US$26bn (€23.28bn) acquisition of LinkedIn after a phase I investigation. (Digital Economy, Competition Law)

  • Special report: Telecoms, Media and Digital Economy Landscape in the US

    10-11-2016| Americas

    Author : Elena Scaramuzzi

    Organizer : Cullen International

  • FCC adopts new customer privacy and data protection framework

    31-10-2016| Americas

    Author : Elena Scaramuzzi

    Organizer : Cullen International

    Digital Economy, Americas

  • New: EU Weekly Report

    16-10-2016| Europe

    Author : Javier Huerta Bravo

    Organizer : Cullen International

    A recap of the key EU regulatory developments affecting the digital economy in the past week and of the events taking place this week.

  • Facebook told to stop collecting and storing data of German Whatsapp users

    02-10-2016| Europe

    Author : Javier Huerta Bravo

    Organizer : Cullen International

    The Hamburg data protection authority (DPA) ordered Facebook to stop collecting and sharing data of WhatsApp´s German users.

  • BEREC publishes net neutrality guidelines

    01-09-2016| Europe

    Author : Matej Podbevsek

    Organizer : Cullen International

    The final version of BEREC net neutrality guidelines, published on August 30.

  • Abigail Browne Fellowship 2016

    23-05-2016| Europe

    Organizer : Cullen International

    Cullen International announces a new fellowship in memory of Abigail Browne (1976-2015).

  • Announcement regarding the appointment of a new CEO for Cullen International

    07-04-2016

  • BITS seminar discusses the protection of digital consumers

    18-03-2016

    Author : Javier Huerta Bravo

  • Cullen International selected by the European Commission to carry out a study assessing the current EU regulatory framework for electronic communications

    15-12-2015

    Cullen International, together with WIK-Consult and the Research Centre for Information, Law and Society (CRIDS) of the University of Namur, has been selected by the European Commission (DG Connect) to carry out a study entitled “Substantive issues of review in the areas of market entry, management of scarce resources and general consumer issues”.

  • New benchmarks on sharing economy and on reporting requirements for cyber security breaches

    20-10-2015

    Cullen International just published two topical new benchmarks within our Digital Economy service: One on 'National approaches on the sharing economy' and one on 'Reporting requirements for cyber security breaches' (30 European countries covered).

  • BITS seminar discusses whether internet platforms should be regulated or not

    22-07-2015

    Author : Javier Huerta Bravo

  • Taxing cloud services: trends from America

    10-07-2015

    Author : Elena Scaramuzzi

  • Brussels office expansion - all under one roof

    24-06-2015

    Cullen International moved the Namur office to merge with our newly expanded Brussels headquarters to now have all Belgian staff under one roof. The Brussels address remains the same, but phone numbers changed.

  • e-Commerce becomes Digital Economy

    14-04-2015

    Cullen International has just just relaunched its European e-Commerce service as the Digital Economy Service to reflect more accurately the broad range of topics covered by this service. The newly revamped service provides enhanced features and simplified access to hot topics in regulation affecting the internet, such as OTTs, e-Health, apps, cloud and the Internet of Things.

  • FCC adopts net neutrality rules, this time reclassifying ISPs as common carriers

    03-03-2015

    Author : Matej Podbevsek

  • EU Regulatory Developments in Electronic Commerce (Dec. 2014 – Feb. 2015)

    13-02-2015

    Author : James Thomson

  • Cullen International launches new Competition Law service

    12-02-2015

    Cullen International just launched a new cross-sectoral Competition Law service following cases at EU and national levels and covering all critical competition law themes.

  • Discussion paper on consumer protection presented at ITU's GSR14

    03-06-2014

    Cullen International presented a paper on "​Consumer protection in the online world" for discussion at ITU's Global Symposium for Regulators 2014 in Bahrain.

  • BITS Seminar on data portability - Brussels, April 29

    28-02-2014

    Event : http://www.cullen-international.com/events/training--conferences/conferences/2014/04/bits-seminar-on-data-portability-at-the-crossroads-of-data-protection-and-competition-policy/

    Cullen International, together with the universities of Namur and Leuven, will organize a seminar on data portability at the crossroads of data protection and competition policy.

  • BITS Seminar on industrial policy and telecom regulation - Brussels, January 28

    09-01-2014

    Event : http://www.cullen-international.com/events/training--conferences/conferences/2014/01/bits-seminar-on-industrial-policy-and-telecom-regulation/

    Cullen International, together with the universities of Namur and Leuven, will organize a seminar on industrial policy and telecom regulation.

  • BITS (Brussels Internet & Telecoms Seminars) on Net Neutrality - Brussels, November 28

    20-11-2013

    Event : http://www.cullen-international.com/events/training--conferences/conferences/2013/11/bits-seminar-on-net-neutrality/

    Cullen International, together with the universities of Namur and Leuven, will hold a seminar on Net Neutrality and the concept of discrimination under competition law.