Tag results for 'technology'

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‘How to master Europe’s digital infrastructure needs?’: A brief overview of the European Commission White Paper

On 21 February, the European Commission published a White Paper on ‘How to master Europe’s digital infrastructure needs?’ in view of the technological, economic and geopolitical challenges facing the EU in the digital decade. This White Paper identifies key trends and challenges in the digital infrastructure sector and discusses possible scenarios for public policy actions, such as a possible future Digital Networks Act, which aims to incentivise the building of the digital networks of the future, master the transition to new technologies and business models, meet the future connectivity needs of all end-users, underpin the competitiveness of our economy, and ensure secure and resilient infrastructures as well as the EU’s economic security. The White Paper proposes three main pillars of action: creating the 3C Network – ‘Connected Collaborative Computing’; completing the Digital Single Market; and ensuring secure and resilient digital infrastructures for Europe. It launches a broad consultation of stakeholders and invites comments until 30 June 2024. This article provides a summary of the White Paper.

Released on Apr 12, 2024

Tackling interconnect debts in the Nigerian telecommunications industry

A troubling feature of interconnection relationships in Nigeria is the huge interconnect debt profile of many operators. It appears that some operators have taken undue advantage of the fact that their creditors cannot unilaterally disconnect without the approval of the telecoms industry regulator.

Released on Apr 12, 2024

20 years of Argentinian privacy law: its current status and what to expect

Released on Jun 24, 2021

China issues new foreign investment security review measures

Released on Jun 24, 2021

Telemedicine in Spain today: regulatory and ethical challenges

This article’s focus is a very simple concept: telemedicine, which enables services normally performed by healthcare professionals to be accomplished by remote means with the support of information and communication technologies (ICT)

Released on Jun 24, 2021

The EU’s new standard contractual clauses – ensuring international data transfers?

Transferring personal data from the European Union to third countries is riskier than ever. With its Schrems II decision (16 July 2020 – C-311/18), the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) closed many loopholes and postulated a strict assessment of the laws of the importing country.

Released on Jun 24, 2021

The Global Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Commercial Dispute Resolution in the First Year

While the pandemic disruption has extended for far longer than initially expected, courts (after the first wave), arbitral institutions and stakeholders in commercial dispute resolution have largely continued operations, increasingly supported by innovative digital technology, flexible scheduling and flexible cost structures, among other tools.

Released on Jun 2, 2021