Lorraine Boris, Junior Editor
Thematic Report (Gambling): The European Commission, despite specific taxation measures, approves the Danish law of liberalisation of online gambling.
II-8.4: First referral to the Sanction Committee of the ARJEL, the French online gambling regulation authority.
II-8.2 : The European Court of Justice handed down a judgement on September 9th 2010 in which it ruled that two criteria of the Austrian Glücksspielgesetz (the Federal Law on Games of Chance) violated articles 43 and 49 EC, that is to say the freedom of establishment and the freedom to provide services.
Thematic report (Telecom. and Post) : The Mauritanian Regulatory Authority orders three mobile telephone operators to increase quality of service.
Thematic Report (Gambling) : The European Court of Justice restricts Member States’ ability to hinder the free provision and establishment of gambling services on their national territory.
Thematic Report (Gambling): The German Land of Schleswig-Holstein implements a new law on online gambling.
II-11.7: Bill to restrict online tracking currently pending before the American Congress
Thematic Report (Agriculture, Environment, Healthcare): The French ban on GMOs declared illegal by the "Conseil d’Etat" (French Council of State). Yet, the interdiction will be perpetuated, Ministers said.
II-6.17: Publication of the White Paper "Criteria for a workable approach towards bank levies and bank restructuring" by the Issing Commission on June 21, 2010
Thematic report (Finance, Banking): Publication of the White Paper "Criteria for a workable approach towards bank levies and bank restructuring" by the Issing Commission on June 21, 2010