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The ECs proposed Regulation of online intermediary services

On 26 April 2018, the European Commission (EC) published a proposal for a new Regulation to apply to online intermediary services, which includes e-commerce marketplaces, online software application stores and social media, as well as - to a certain degree - web based search engines1. In this article, Peter Citron, Lars Kjlbye and Elisabetta Righini, of Latham & Watkins LLP, provide insight into the ECs proposed Regulation, and the concerns it may raise for online platforms and search engines, for example.

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