Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Kinstellar and Lexology host webinar on using competition law best practices to identify compliance risks in GDPR audits

July 2019 – On 25 June 2019, Kinstellar and Lexology co-hosted a webinar on the use of competition law best practices to identify compliance risks in GDPR audits.
One year has passed since the entry into force of the EU General Data Protection...

Czech Republic intends to launch 5G spectrum auction in autumn 2019

July 2019 – On 26 June 2019, the Czech Telecommunication Office (CTO) published the proposed terms for the planned auction of 5G frequencies and invited stakeholders to participate in a public consultation. The terms of the auction are now subject...

Kinstellar advises Czech start-up Carvago to take used car selling digital

June 2019 – Kinstellar has successfully advised Carvago, an innovative Czech start-up in the used car sector, on establishing the company and on the initial setup of its online platform.
Carvago.com was established by Jan Kranát, a former VW...

Five Questions about Artificial Intelligence: Ethical, Legal and Business Dimensions

June 2019 – Dessislava Fessenko, heading the Technology practice in our Kinstellar Sofia office, speaks exclusively for Colliers International on the incorporation of AI in contemporary businesses and its interaction with society on ethical, legal and...

Kinstellar and Lexology host webinar on competition law best practices to identify compliance risks in GDPR audits

June 2019 – Kinstellar and Lexology will jointly host a free webinar on the use of competition law best practices to identify compliance risks in GDPR audits, on Tuesday, 25 June 2019, at 15:00 BST / 16:00 CET.
One year has passed since the...

Kinstellar advises on major European media company acquisition

May 2019 – Kinstellar have successfully advised CANAL+ Group on its acquisition of M7 Group, one of the largest independent pay-TV operators in Europe, operating in Benelux, Germany and Central Europe. Gibson Dunn served as lead counsel to the CANAL...

Geo-blocking beware: New EU rules greatly restrict the ability of businesses to use geo-blocking techniques as part of their online sales and marketing strategies

April 2019 – Geo-blocking is no longer a laissez-faire matter in the European Union. From December 2018, a new set of rules apply that limits the use of geo-blocking by online businesses operating in the EU. The Geo-blocking Regulation — as this...

Bulgaria introduces a range of derogations from the EU General Data Protection Regulation

March 2019 – Bulgaria has introduced a set of specific requirements relating to the processing of personal data in addition to the requirements under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”). Such specific requirements (commonly known...

Prague lawyers Zdeněk Kučera and Petr Měšťánek speak at blockchain conference

March 2019 – Zdeněk Kučera, the head of the TMT and litigation practices in our Prague office, and the firm’s regional head of Know-How, Petr Měšťánek, have shared their knowledge of distributed ledger technology at a conference on blockchain...

EUR 50 million fine for GDPR in France. What about CEE?

January 2019 – On 21 January 2019, the French data protection authority — the Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés (“CNIL”) — issued a General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) fine of EUR 50 million against Google...