Five legal consequences of going “all-in” with social platforms

According to a 2016 study published by Eurostat, the statistical body of the European Commission, 39% of EU companies now use social media to...
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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...

Influencing the influencers: new CAP guidance clarifies rules on affiliate marketing in the UK

The CAP Code requires that all marketing communications within the categories of communication outlined in the scope of the Code – which includes online...

APAC Sports Update 1: round one of the bout between infringers and rights holders...

Protecting the Crown Jewels For many companies in Asia Pacific buying sports rights from rights holders such as the FA Premier League ("FAPL"), those rights...
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Czech gambling advertisement developments

Advertisement of licensed gambling was allowed in the Czech Republic before 1 January 2017 and this remains so. However, now the regulation around gambling...

UPDATED: Ruffled feathers or serious harm? Controversial UK personality sued for libellous tweets

Background The case of Monroe and Hopkins related to the defacement of the Memorial to the Women of WWII in Whitehall during an anti-austerity demonstration on...
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SXSW 2017 – our roving reporter discusses the highlights

Just back from an incredible week at South by South West in Austin. After the encounter with conversational robots from my previous post (the...

Netflix and the rush towards producing original content

Netflix, for example, intends on producing 1,000 hours of original programming in 2017, a rise from the 600 hours they produced in 2016 and...

For club or country? Joel Matip vs. FECAFOOT

The FIFA Regulations FIFA has issued detailed regulations requiring clubs to release players for international duty on demand, which are set out at Annex 1...
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UK government brokers first ever deal between search engines and copyright owners over pirate...

  A voluntary Code of Practice agreed between Google, Bing and the creative industries, announced on 20 February is the first agreement in the world...