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IT & Outsourcing bulletin - a round-up of developments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 4 2014

This IT and Outsourcing e-bulletin contains summaries of recent developments in law and regulation in the EU and the UK: 1. Government plans to


IT & outsourcing e-bulletin a round-up of developments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 6 2013

On 7 June, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators ("ICSA") published a guidance note for company boards addressing issues around


Ofcom releases draft code on ISP' initial obligations under the Digital Economy Act
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2010

Ofcom is consulting on a draft code of practice to underpin the initial obligations imposed on internet service providers (ISPs) by the Digital Economy Act 2010 (the Act) to reduce online copyright infringement


A round-up of developments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 24 2012

In the case of SAS Institute v World Programming Limited, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "CJEU") has considered the limited extent to which certain elements of a computer program enjoy copyright protection


IT & outsourcing e-bulletin - a round-up of developments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 31 2012

Ofcom has published a revised version of the Initial Obligations Code for ISPs and copyright owners in an effort to tackle online copyright infringement as per the provisions of the controversial Digital Economy Act


UK considers regulating peer-to-peer file sharing
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 17 2009

Legislation is one of several wide-ranging proposals in the Intellectual Property Office's action plan to increase investment, innovation and quality in the UK's digital landscape


Digital Economy Act 2010
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 13 2010

The Digital Economy Bill received Royal Assent on 8 April 2010 as part of the pre-election "wash-up" procedure prior to the dissolution of Parliament


Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) launches good practice guidelines for online behavioural advertising
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 17 2009

UK's first self-regulatory guidelines for online behavioural advertising will apply to companies collecting and using information to advertise online from 4 September 2009


Consumers that cancel distance contracts to be reimbursed initial delivery costs
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 13 2010

The ECJ has confirmed that consumers should be reimbursed for any initial delivery costs on cancellation of a distance contract


The UK government consults on revised proposals for legislation on illicit file-sharing
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2009

Recent proposals may lead to duties being imposed on Ofcom and on internet service providers (ISPs) to police illicit file-sharing, in order to enhance online copyright protection