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Episode 33: European Electronic Communications Code and the TMT Sector

The European Commission opened infringement procedures against 24 member states on 4 February 2020, for failure to transpose the European Electronic Communications Code. In this episode, Raffaele Giarda discusses the implementation statuses of Sweden, Poland, and Germany with Jennie Nilsson, Joachim Scherer, and Radoslaw Nozykowski. Discussion also focuses on how infraction proceedings will affect the relevant processes and measures in each country. In addition, our industry experts outline the challenges and opportunities that TMT businesses need to consider in the face of this new law, and how it can transform the telecommunications landscape.

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Raffaele Giarda chairs Baker McKenzie's Global Technology Media & Telecoms Industry Group and co-heads the Commercial-Corporate/M&A practice in the Firm's Italy offices. He has contributed articles to law journals, and often speaks at and moderates Italian and international conferences and seminars on IT/C legal and regulatory issues. Mr. Giarda is a lecturer at the University of Rome as well as at the Italian National School for Public Administration. He joined the Firm in 1989 and became a partner in 1999.


Sharon Byrne is an Associate Director in Baker McKenzie, London office.