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  • law_blog_merijn_chamon_eu_poland

    Resisting membership fatalism

    14 October 2021
    While we fully agree with the main thrust of the editorial ‘ The Exit Door ’ on Verfassungsblog last Friday, we would like to warn against its seemingly fatalistic mindset. Yes, a Polexit from the EU is not on the table until the Polish government itself pushes the Article 50 TEU button, but the other EU Member States do not have to idly wait ‘hoping’ for a resolution to the crisis.
  • Law_blog social media accountability_Catalina

    Freedom of expression & content moderation on social media: the promises and challenges of experimental accountability

    10 August 2021
    This blog post is part of a collaborative education project on social media and platform governance undertaken by Prof. Nicolo Zingales (Fundação Getulio Vargas), Thales Bertaglia (Studio Europa/Institute of Data Science, UM) and Dr. Catalina Goanta (UM).
  • law_florian_influencer_law

    "To disclose or not to disclose… that is the question!"

    19 July 2021
    Over the last years, the business of influencer marketing has practically exploded. Companies have begun to realise the multiplying factor of having influencers promote their brand through original and entertaining content. However, in combination with this marketing trend, several legal issues have come to the forefront. Is a post for which a brand sponsored the creator an ad? How should content creators label their posts so that their followers immediately recognise the content's commercial purpose? Several jurisdictions are currently dealing with such...
  • law_football_european_super_league_blog

    The European Super League: opening the floodgates of competition law

    20 May 2021
    Recent days have seen the meteoric rise and fall of the European Super League (ESL). This new league would have consisted of 15 founding clubs and 5 other clubs; the former consisting of ‘big clubs’ which could not be relegated and the latter in clubs who performed well over the past years on a rotational basis. Following the announcement, the proposal was met with severe backlash and most founding clubs withdrew from the competition, marking the ESL's swift collapse.