Regulation (EU) 2019/1150 on promoting fairness and transparency for business users of online intermediation services

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Publication Date 11/07/2019
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Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2019 setting out new rules for online platforms in order to create a fair, transparent and predictable business environment for smaller businesses and traders.

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This Regulation aims at ensuring a fair, predictable, sustainable and trusted legal environment for business users, corporate website users, providers of online intermediation services and online search engines alike, which should limit the occurrence and the impact of harmful platform-to-business trading practices occurring in certain online activities, thereby safeguarding trust in the online platform economy and preventing further legal fragmentation of the Digital Single Market.

Source Link https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2019.186.01.0057.01.ENG
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EurActiv, 26/04/2018: Online platforms under fire as EU pushes for transparency on search results https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/online-platforms-under-fire-as-eu-pushes-for-transparency-on-search-results/
European Broadcasting Union: Press Release, 26/04/2018: EBU calls for effective rules to secure transparency and fairness on platform-to-business practices https://www.ebu.ch/news/2018/04/ebu-news-entry

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EUR-Lex: COM(2018)238: Proposal for a Regulation on promoting fairness and transparency for business users of online intermediation services https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/HIS/?uri=COM:2018:238:FIN
EUR-Lex: SWD(2018)138: Impact assessment https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=SWD:2018:138:FIN
EUR-Lex: SWD(2018)139: Executive summary of the impact assessment https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=SWD:2018:139:FIN
European Commission: Press Release, 26/04/2018: Online platforms: Commission sets new standards on transparency and fairness http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3372_en.htm
European Commission: Fact Sheet, 26/04/2018: Commission sets new standards on transparency and fairness for online platforms [Q&A] http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-3373_en.htm

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