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Global online reputation: check if anyone is astroturfing

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • November 18 2013

Since 19 US-based companies have recently been sanctioned collectively to pay more than $350,000 in penalties for astroturfing (the practice of

The global employer: the social media issue

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 25 2012

Social media is changing the way that we communicate, work and do business, wherever we are in the world

Fake social networking profile results in employee's dismissal

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • April 26 2012

The Cartagena Labour Court (Ruling No 5172011) was not convinced that the plaintiff employee had created a fake profile of the company's director on a social networking site, sent invitations to other employees, and published a number of defamatory comments about the company just to make a joke

Online gaming resolutions adopted

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • January 31 2012

On 31 October 2011, two online gaming resolutions from the Directorate General for Game Management were adopted to implement the recent Law 132011 on Online Gaming

Certification entities for gambling software sought

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • December 14 2011

The Finance and Economy Ministry Order EHA25282011 of 24 September 2011 has opened a proceeding to designate certification entities with respect to (i) gambling software andor (ii) the security of information systems of the operators in the online gambling sector

Online gambling bill

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • July 22 2011

The two upcoming Royal Decrees developing the Spanish Gambling Act, which have not yet been passed, will regulate, on one hand, gambling licences, authorizations and registers, and, on the other hand, the technical requirements for gambling activities

Gaming company files suit for unlawful competition against online gaming company

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • May 4 2011

A Spanish listed gaming company which operates traditional bingo halls, betting shops and casinos in various countries has initiated a legal action on the basis of unlawful and unfair competition to force a Gibraltar-based online gaming company to drop its sponsorship of a Spanish football club and cease advertising in Spain

The Council of Ministers approves submission to Parliament of the State Gaming Draft Bill

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, Spain
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  • April 12 2011

On 4 February 2001, the Council of Ministers approved the submission of the State Gaming Draft Bill (Draft Bill) to Parliament

Court rules video sharing website has no obligation to monitor videos ex ante

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • February 9 2011

The Mercantile Court number 7 of Madrid (the Court) has held that YouTube complies with the duty to cooperate with the IP rights holders through the detecting, reporting and verification systems that YouTube has implemented on its website, which allow the concerned third parties to control any potential infringements of their IP rights

Consumer association reports that triple play packages in Spain are more expensive than in other European countries

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • January 6 2011

The Organización de Consumidores y Usuarios (OCU), after conducting a comparative study between Spain, Germany, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Italy and the UK, reached the conclusion that prices for triple play packages in Spain are far higher than those in other countries