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Technology &

Technology & Innovation

New technology is turning existing business models upside down in all kinds of sectors. This includes the role now played by Big Data and the emergence of the Internet of Things. Technology is changing faster than legislation can be amended to take account of the new reality, although that has always been the case. These trends are raising challenging issues as regards competition law. Agreements on technology transfer and R&D are subject to special competition rules.