December 3, 2019

 President Donald Trump (L) and French President Emmanuel Macron (R) Source: AA 26/07/2019

France became the first country in the EU to adopt a 3% tax in July of 2019 on digital services. Italy followed suit with a similar tax, effective 2020. According to Tax Foundation, Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Poland (suspended for the moment), Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom have all either announced or publishe...

July 12, 2017

The New York Times reported that a group of news organizations will begin an effort to win the right to negotiate collectively with the big online platforms as well as a limited antitrust exemption from Congress in order to do so.

July 3, 2017

The Tribunal considered that the remedies presented do not settle the competition concerns; the majority of the Council adopted the decision.

On the judgement session of 28 June 2017, the Tribunal of the Administrative Council for Economic Defense – CADE blocked, by majority, the merger regarding the acquisition of Estácio Participações S/A by Kroton Educacional S/A (Merger 08700.006185/2016-56).

The transaction would result in...

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