Energy transition in Europe amidst recent legal developments

As several events display in today’s world, many questions are being raised about the future of energy in the EU. In November, during the COP26, countries gathered around the table to discuss the threat of climate change, turning tomorrow’s problem into today’s, and rightly so. We witnessed pledges such as full decarbonization and complete energy … Continue reading Energy transition in Europe amidst recent legal developments

The Draft Guidelines on self-employed persons: Understanding the context

The European Commission recently published Draft Guidelines on the application of competition law to collective agreements of self-employed persons.[1] These guidelines are part of a proposed package to improve working conditions of people doing platform work. The number of self-employed workers has risen considerably in recent years, owing partially to the introduction of the ‘platform … Continue reading The Draft Guidelines on self-employed persons: Understanding the context

The Open Data Directive: what the introduction of high-value datasets means for data re-users

On 30 September 2021, the European Commission announced that it opened infringement proceedings against 19 Member States for failing to notify to the Commission the measures transposing into their national laws the Directive 2019/1024 on open data and the re-use of public sector information, also known as the Open Data Directive.[1] The Directive aims to … Continue reading The Open Data Directive: what the introduction of high-value datasets means for data re-users