Regulation Made Simple

Digital Economy Regulation - Europe

Cullen International’s European Digital Economy service covers a wide range of regulatory topics:

  • e-Commerce
  • Privacy
  • Cybersecurity
  • Cloud
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Online platforms and the liability of intermediaries
  • Copyright

The Digital Economy service covers regulation in Europe at EU and national level, providing:

  • news about major developments (Flash messages);
  • weekly recaps of the main stories of the past week and of the events taking place in the week ahead (EU Weekly Report)
  • a dashboard tracking the progress of adoption and implementation of the main pieces of EU legislation and other policy initiatives (EU Dashboard and Trackers)
  • benchmarks comparing regulation at national level (Cross-Country Analysis); and
  • answers to specific regulatory questions at no extra cost (Enquiries).


Countries covered

National level

Institutions covered

Selection of topics covered

Countries covered

Selection of topics covered

European Commission 

European Council

European Parliament

Court of Justice of European Union

European data protection authorities (WP29)

Digital Single Market strategy

General Data Protection Regulation

e-Privacy reform

EU-US Privacy Shield

Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive

Cloud and free flow of data initiative

Copyright reform

Consumer law reform

Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2)






Reporting requirements for personal data and network security breaches

Transposition of NIS Directive

Data protection cases against major internet companies

National e-identification (eID) schemes

Private copying levies