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Germany Starts Enforcing Controversial ‘Hate Speech’ Law: initial reactions to the Network Enforcement Act

Quick to act Since the implementation of NetzDG, certain social networks appear to have been fast and resolute in deleting content reported by users. During the...

Budget Booster – How the UK Government’s Autumn Budget is set to affect the...

The Digital Economy Let's start with the most notable update, taxation on the digital economy. The digital economy broadly relates to any business that...

New updated guidelines on influencers from the Danish Consumer Ombudsman

The DCO’s first guidelines on influencers was released in January 2016. Since then, to better reflect the Unfair Marketing Practices Directive, a new Danish...

Part 2 – Let the games begin: German IP law in the world of...

In this article, the second of a two part series (see Part 1 here), we consider trade mark law, unfair competition laws and virtual domiciliary rights. III....

Part 1 – Let the games begin: German IP law in the world of...

In this article, the first of two articles, we consider copyright and ancillary copyright and design rights. Look out for Part 2 covering the impact of trademarks,...

(International) Influencer Marketing in Germany: #ad might not be enough

Following influencers is not only fun, but it’s also a very successful advertising strategy for companies around the world. Followers get a first-hand experience...

ECJ rules in favour of workers on holiday pay – implications for media sector?

Recent case law developments have led to an increase in the protection afforded to some individuals who work on a self-employed basis. Indeed, only...

Drone broadcasting: which regulations apply and when?

Not just a toy Drones (or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) are, in a sense, nothing new. One of the first documented uses of an unguided missile...

The very REAL threat of FAKE NEWS? EU launches public consultation and expert group

Just how big an issue is Fake News? The presence of Fake News and online misinformation has become "almost overwhelming" according to Frans Timmermans, the...

NEWSFLASH: CMA cracks down on secondary ticketing websites

Following its investigation, the CMA announced it had widespread concerns about the information that customers are provided with on secondary ticketing websites, and believed...