Designing EU Digital Laws

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This chapter examines the way the EU designs and writes digital laws. The article explores both the pre-2015 regulatory choices and principles and the new developments. Among the latter, it looks at sector-specific, ex ante, asymmetric regulation and risk-based compliance as features. It finally looks at changes in enforcement such as higher fines, new regulatory bodies and oversight agencies.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationResearch Handbook on EU Internet Law
EditorsAndrej Savin, Jan Trzaskowski
Number of pages17
Place of PublicationCheltenham
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Publication date2023
ISBN (Print)9781803920870
ISBN (Electronic)9781803920887
Publication statusPublished - 2023
SeriesResearch Handbooks in European Law


  • Regulatory design
  • Digital policy
  • EU internet policy
  • IT policy

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