Friday, March 22, 2019

Swimming against the stream: preventing live streaming of sporting events

When the umpire gave signal for Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao to start what was dubbed the "Fight of the Century" on 2 May...

VIDEO: Event Report – Esports BAR in Cannes

The twice-annual conference brings together key stakeholders from across the esports industry for three days of meetings, seminars and networking. The video below sees Will...

APAC Sports Update 2: Sports Stars and Image Rights in China

Michael Jordan has achieved a lot in his life. He is a six-time NBA champion, a 14-time NBA All-Star, a three-time All-Star MVP and...

‘Compensation’ versus ‘punishment’ in Polish copyright – a major court ruling...

Copyright enforcement laws specify the remedies that rights holders can demand in cases of copyright infringement. These include demands to cease the infringement, to...

English Premier League wins latest round in battle over satellite decoder...

The state of play In the Murphy pub landlady case, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that EU free movement rules...

A Sporting Chance? – EU Parliament Votes for New Copyright Protection...

This week saw the European Parliament adopt its position on the proposed EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market – see our...

Addressing “unacceptable behaviour” in sport

UK Sport is currently prioritising athlete welfare. It has recently revealed that, of 682 elite athletes surveyed in its 'Culture Health Check', some 30...

Skin betting from a Czech gambling law perspective

The Czech Republic is set to modernise its gambling regulation and open its gambling market to EU and EEA residents, by adopting the new...

eSports betting: the UK Gambling Commission provides some insight and flexes...

Some months ago, we took a look at the rapid rise of the skin betting, the phenomenon by which players of online computer games...

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