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The government and rail industry have agreed a plan to increase efficiency of the UK's railways, improve journeys and increase the capability of the sector to trade internationally, with a focus on more and better use of technology.
An in-depth investigation into PayPal's acquisition of Swedish mobile payments start-up iZettle will be carried out by the UK's main competition authority.
A 'European Electronic Communications Code' has been finalised by EU law makers, with the new rules, on issues such as the rights to install new telecoms equipment and the use of radio spectrum, set to take effect before the end of 2020.
Amazon is likely to "fiercely defend" claims that it is a dominant platform for sellers in Germany, a competition law expert has said.
BT and KCOM have been provisionally chosen as the UK's universal service providers for broadband.
The issue or offer of digital tokens could fall outside the scope of Singapore's securities laws even if the activity is found to be subject to US law, the city state's central bank has said.
A contentious law under which arbitrators and court-appointed experts risked temporary imprisonment for breaching "the duty of objectivity and integrity" has been amended by the UAE legislature.
New rules which prevent online sellers from restricting cross-border sales based on the nationality, residence or place of establishment of their customers have come into force across the EU.
Publishers that lose defamation and privacy cases brought against them in England and Wales will not be forced to pay the "success fee" charged by lawyers of the successful party via so-called 'conditional fee arrangements' (CFAs) under cost reforms due to be implemented in April next year.