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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 and Craig explore some of the key...

French government increases video game industry tax credits

Scope of application of the French tax credit scheme Created in 2007, the tax credit scheme for the video game industry applies to companies that are subject to corporate tax and that are...

Gambling Regulators Sharpen Focus on Loot Boxes & Social Gaming

Why the concern? As we have seen in other areas, the unease of gambling regulators has increased due to a combination of consumer concern, media focus and political interest in relation to...

VIDEO: Influencing Media – putting digital to work

Your web browser does not support iframes, which means that the video Influencing Media: Putting digital to work cannot play.      The evening began with cocktails on the 11th floor of Bird &...

Update: Loot Boxes in the Netherlands

Online gambling in the Netherlands Gambling in the Netherlands is regulated by the Dutch Betting and Gambling Act (the "Act"). Under the Act, it is prohibited to: "provide an opportunity to compete...

UK Government inquiry into the growth of immersive and addictive technologies

What triggered the inquiry? The inquiry follows wider recognition of the increasing impact of technology on our society. Ofcom data shows an increasing reliance on smart phones...

The Witcher Saga: the author’s quest for additional royalties from video game developer

On 2 October, CDPR published a statement in which it referred to the letter it received from Sapkowski’s attorneys. The letter claims that the author is entitled to receive additional compensation...

Poland wants to block illegal online gambling – but will it work?

Poland's legal landscape in relation to online gambling is complex. Currently, the only legal form of online gambling is betting, which may only be carried out by operators licensed in Poland....

Change is on the cards – how the Czech Republic is set to open...

All bets are off – what are the proposals? The Gambling Act is an attempt by the Czech government to regulate the online gambling market and, even more importantly, to increase its...

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. Trade mark law The use of trade marks...

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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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