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Brexit & The Media Sector: Part 2

In part two of our Brexit & The Media series Caroline Povah looks at some of the pros and cons of Brexit for the media sector.

Translation please: The Audiovisual Media Services Directive to European Convention on Transfrontier Television

  Convention The Convention is founded on broadly the same country of origin principle as that which went on to be enshrined in the Television Without Frontiers Directive and now the AVMS, meaning...
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Tom Mintern talks about how changes to the UK’s Immigration Rules may impact Media/Tech

  Tom Mintern, Associate in our London office Employment department, talks about how changes to the UK's Immigration Rules may impact the Media/Tech sectors. This video supplements Tom's recent article on the topic...

Digital Single Market update: Part 2, geo-blocking

Geo-blocking In May 2016 the EU Commission published draft regulations on geo-blocking with the aim of ensuring service providers do not treat customers any differently based on their nationality, country of residence...

Government warns of new regulatory landscape for UK-based broadcasters and video-on-demand operators in case...

In fact, even in the event of a deal the UK government notice repeats previous suggestions that audio-visual media services won't be covered by any new arrangement between the UK and...
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Phil Sherrell looks at the Digital Single Market and the challenges it brings

Head of Bird & Bird's international Media, Entertainment and Sport sector, Phil Sherrell, discusses the Digital Single Market and the implications for media and technology companies.

Free Speech in the Age of the Echo Chamber: our reporter attends the British...

What actually is 'fake news'? Although the term 'fake news' only entered the public lexicon in October 2016, it has since achieved a level of ubiquity only rivalled by 'Brexit'. Seen by many as...

Will changes to the UK’s Immigration Rules impact the Media/Tech sectors?

The UK economy has recently been boosted by a number of media and technology businesses announcing that they will establish their main international headquarters in the UK. Indeed, Snap Inc, the...
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Video: The UK’s Industrial Strategy green paper – what does this mean for the...

  Following the publication of the Government's Green Paper on Industrial Strategy earlier this year, we've produced this short video focussing on the UK's creative industries and their role within this important...

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Jess Varnish Employment Tribunal Decision explained

The judgment passed down by the Tribunal on 16 January 2019 has widespread ramifications for athlete funding, and provides some degree of certainty for...

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