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What’s Trending in Media and Sport: Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality - or AR - has developed at a rapid rate over the last 5 years. In the video below, Richard and Caroline discuss how businesses can experiment with AR...

Australia bans gambling ads in live daytime sports broadcasts

In May last year, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull confirmed that he would ban gambling advertising on television during live sporting events taking place before 8.30pm. Mr Turnbull commented at the...

Jesus, jeans and public morality: the right to use religious symbols in advertising

The case concerned a Lithuanian clothing company, Sekmadienis, which ran an advertising campaign featuring images with more than a passing resemblance to Jesus and Mary. The images promoted the company's clothing...

What’s Trending in Media and Sport

Change is constant within the media, entertainment and sport industries, and this process has only been accelerated by the influence of digital technologies. These technological advancements have given rise to new...

A cat’s dinner? UK advertising regulator clears Amazon after Echo Dot mistakenly orders cat...

Complaint Amazon's Echo Dot is a voice-controlled device with personal assistant "Alexa" who can play music, provide information, set your alarm and so on. The TV ad for Echo Dot includes a man...

UK’s Gambling Commission opens consultation on proposed changes to operators’ licence conditions

The GC has published its proposed changes to its standard Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice (LCCP), to which all British licensed operators are subject, and has opened up the floor...

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 doesn’t have a physical presence: e-commerce, mobile...

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 Marketing Practices Act (MPA) has come into...

(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 of their favourite star’s life, luxuries and...

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 last month the Employment Appeal Tribunal upheld...

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Getting up to speed with Uber and on board with the...

Back in 2016 we reported on Uber seeking to argue that its drivers were independent contractors, and not workers, before the Employment...

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