A Hogan Lovells study comparing of regulatory requirements in the European Union, United States, and China shows the complexity and uncertainty of the regulatory framework relevant to Internet of Things (IoT) in Europe. The number of telecoms regulatory constraints affecting IoT in the EU is almost twice as high as in the United States and
German Minister of Economics suggests revising EU and German merger control regulations to enable the creation of European champions – and keeps FDI options on the table to prevent acquisitions by non-European players
On 9 October 2015, the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (“CIRC“) issued draft Supervisory Rules for Adoption of Information Technology by Insurance Institutions (“Draft Insurance IT Rules“) for public comment. The public comment period will close on 31 October 2015. The Draft Insurance IT Rules have been issued to replace the 2009 (Pilot) Guidance on Administration
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has furloughed 98 percent of 1,754 employees, leaving only 38 people to serve as emergency contacts for staff, monitor network outage reporting systems, and support national security functions.
Several members of the Hogan Lovells Technology, Media and Telecoms Practice attended the International CTIA Wireless 2012 conference this week. The annual conference is one of the leading wireless industry events, attracting carriers, vendors, policymakers, and other innovators and professionals from all over the world to discuss the latest developments and future of the global