CJEU. C-252/21 | Meta Platforms and Others (General terms of use of a social network). According to Advocate General Rantos, a competition authority may, in exercising its powers, take account of the compatibility of a commercial practice with the General Data Protection Regulation

However, it must take into account any decision or investigation by the competent supervisory authority under that Regulation Meta Platforms is the owner of the online social network ‘Facebook’. Users of this social network must accept Facebook’s terms of service,… Read moreCJEU. C-252/21 | Meta Platforms and Others (General terms of use of a social network). According to Advocate General Rantos, a competition authority may, in exercising its powers, take account of the compatibility of a commercial practice with the General Data Protection Regulation

CJEU. T-604/18, Google and Alphabet v Commission (Google Android). The General Court largely confirms the Commission’s decision that Google imposed unlawful restrictions on manufacturers of Android mobile devices and mobile network operators in order to consolidate the dominant position of its search engine

In order better to reflect the gravity and duration of the infringement, the General Court considers it appropriate however to impose a fine of €4.125 billion on Google, its reasoning differing in certain respects from that of the Commission Google[1], an… Read moreCJEU. T-604/18, Google and Alphabet v Commission (Google Android). The General Court largely confirms the Commission’s decision that Google imposed unlawful restrictions on manufacturers of Android mobile devices and mobile network operators in order to consolidate the dominant position of its search engine

SIMION & BACIU wins for the 2nd time the prestigious Romania Firm of the Year award by Managing IP

SIMION & BACIU is proud to announce that it is the winner of the 2022 Romania Firm of the Year distinction, awarded at the Managing IP EMEA Awards ceremony organized on June 15, in London. This marks the second consecutive… Read moreSIMION & BACIU wins for the 2<sup>nd</sup> time the prestigious Romania Firm of the Year award by Managing IP

The Romanian Competition Law Association (ARCON) begins talks on the new legislative framework for distribution agreements

The Romanian Competition Law Association (ARCON) marked the beginning of its activity with an event discussing the new legislative changes related to distribution, agency and franchising agreements that will enter into force on June 1st 2022. The event was attended… Read moreThe Romanian Competition Law Association (ARCON) begins talks on the new legislative framework for distribution agreements

YRAP – Young Romanian Arbitration Practitioners is excited to launch the first mentoring program for Romanian students and professionals with maximum three years of experience

YRAP – Young Romanian Arbitration Practitioners is excited to launch the first mentoring program for Romanian students and professionals with maximum three years of experience, who are interested in developing their skills and network in international arbitration. The mentoring group… Read moreYRAP – Young Romanian Arbitration Practitioners is excited to launch the first mentoring program for Romanian students and professionals with maximum three years of experience