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Not in my back yard! - High Court takes a hard line on libel tourism

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 11 2013

Two recent High Court decisions suggest the English courts are not prepared to become a go-to forum for claimants challenging defamatory statements

MHRA launches consultation on new Blue Guide

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 10 2012

On 3 April 2012, the UK's regulator, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), has published a draft Third Edition of its Blue Guide to the Advertising and Promotion of Medicines in the UK

Regulations exempting ISPs from new public order act offences

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • May 24 2010

Internet service providers in the UK will benefit from an exemption from the new Public Order Offences under regulations which came into force on 23 March 2010

Order granted against ISPs in the pirate bay case

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 22 2012

We reported on the preliminary hearing of the High Court in the Pirate Bay proceedings here, when it was found that the operators and users of the Pirate Bay website were infringing copyright

Ofcom to auction 2010 - 2025MHz band

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • May 17 2011

Following a consultation in May 2010, Ofcom has announced that it will auction the 2010 - 2025MHz radiospectrum frequency band (the 2010 MHz band) rather than retaining the frequency for wireless camera usage

New advertising codes launched by CAP and BCAP

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 1 2010

The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) and Broadcasting Committee of Advertising Practice (BCAP) have published new UK Advertising Codes, which will come into effect on 1 September 2010

Consultation on Olympic advertising restrictions launched

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 6 2011

The UK, Scottish and Welsh Governments are consulting on plans to restrict advertising and trading in open public places during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games (Games

Interflora v Marks & Spencer: High Court rules on keyword advertising: infringement but uncertainties remain

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 31 2013

The High Court has delivered its judgment in the long-running Interflora v Marks & Spencer saga

Broadcasting code permits product placement

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 24 2011

Ofcom has published a revised version of the Broadcasting Code (Code

Fines imposed for unwanted marketing calls and messages

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 4 2011

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has announced that the Information Commissioner's Office (the ICO) will have new powers to serve monetary penalties of up to £50,000 for serious incidents where businesses and organisations make unwanted marketing phone calls or send unwanted marketing e-mails to consumers