Jean Cattan is the Secretary general of the French Digital Council. He was previously the advisor to the president of the Electronic Communications, Posts and Press Distribution Regulatory Authority (Arcep) from 2017 to 2020, after having been in charge of European affairs there from 2014 to 2017. Previously, he was a judicial assistant at the Conseil d’État and a university lecturer.
He has been teaching public law and more specifically regulatory and digital law since 2008 (Aix-Marseille, Paris 8, IEP de Strasbourg, École nationale d’administration (Éna), and currently at Sciences Po Paris and Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas). He is the author of a public law thesis on telecom and digital law and of numerous contributions in these fields, including a book on access to telecom networks.
He is a graduate of the College of Europe, the Paris Bar School and the universities of Aix-Marseille and Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.
Will the Digital Markets Act allow Europe to regain power over the Big Tech? Probably not right away
I. The sources of Big Tech power In the 1950s the EU adopted a competition law that is still in force. In the 1990s, we began to see the emergence of the consumer Internet, which led to the spur of individual and entrepreneurial initiatives. In 2001, twenty years ago, the EU adopted the eCommerce Directive. … Continuedlire l'article
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Can Europe take back control over GAFAM?
On February 10th, the GEG Weekly Seminar will discuss the EU's Digital Strategy and assess whether the latest legislative packages can have a transformative impact. The starting point...