IP, IT, media and telecoms legislation tracker

This table tracks the progress of selected EU and UK legislation in the fields of intellectual property, information technology (IT) and communications, from consultations and draft proposals to adoption or enactment and implementation.

Following changes to the IPIT & Communications website and e-mail (see Launch of PLC Commercial homepage and changes to PLC IPIT & Communications for more details), with effect from 27 January 2009 environmental legislation of possible interest to the IT sector is no longer covered in this table. The progress of significant environmental legislation of possible interest to the IT sector will continue to be tracked in the PLC Environment Legislation tracker.

With effect from 9 November 2010, the 2007 Lugano Convention, consumer legislation, and legislation concerning the VAT place of supply rules are no longer covered in this table. The progress of legislation in relation to these areas will continue to be tracked in the PLC Commercial legislation tracker.

With effect from December 2012, this table no longer covers intellectual property taxation. Practice note, Tax legislation tracker: intellectual property will continue to track the development of notable pieces of proposed legislation in this area.

Legislation which is already in force is shown separately in the Legislation in force table.

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