The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority and the Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy jointly explore potential need to develop national law regarding digital business and commerce

The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (FCCA) and the Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy (FMEE) have published a press release and a memo about launching a study on digital business and commerce from the standpoint of assessing whether the need exists to better adapt national law to the development of relevant business models and technology [1]. A significant trigger for the study is the EU project for establishing a Digital Single Market [2]. The Finnish study aims to explore the potential need for development in the context of several fields of national law – such as consumer law, contract law, IP law and data protection related rules. At the same time, the core of the study also features competition concerns and rules as well as avoiding creation of barriers to

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Katri Havu, The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority and the Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy jointly explore potential need to develop national law regarding digital business and commerce, 7 May 2015, e-Competitions May 2015, Art. N° 74423

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