11th December - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: Harmonisation of copyright law across the European Union remains a ‘long-term target’ the European Commission said today, unveiling proposed new rules on digital content and online shopping. The measures are the first of 16 legislative proposals to be presented as part of the strategy to create a ‘digital single market’. The commission said the proposals on digital content and online sale of goods ‘will tackle the main obstacles to cross-border e-commerce in the EU: legal fragmentation in the area of consumer contract law and resulting high costs for businesses - especially SMEs - and low consumer trust when buying online from another country’. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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