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DCMS consultation on the proposed merger of the Gambling Commission and the National Lottery Commission (closes 23 October 2012)
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • October 23 2012

The Consultation seeks views on the creation of a single regulator by merging the Gambling Commission and National Lottery Commission, which is hoped will increase accountability, reduce the number and cost of public bodies, and ensure that regulation continues to protect the public (particularly in light of rapid change and innovation in the gambling market) while allowing regulated sectors to flourish in order to deliver the public benefits


Comparative advertising: Sainsbury's Tesco judicial review on misleading comparisons
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • November 11 2013

Sainsbury's reportedly initiated judicial review proceedings on 31 October 2013 in order to challenge the Advertising Standards Authority's


Not in my back yard! - High Court takes a hard line on libel tourism
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


New UK tax relief for video games developers from 1 April 2013
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2013

Video games developers will be eligible to obtain an important new UK corporation tax relief for their video game development and production costs in


A new threat to journalistic freedom posed by the Deregulation Bill
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • May 27 2014

Global media continues to be at the centre of the controversial debate between the competing interests of national security and freedom of


European pharmaceuticals & healthcare newsletter - April 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, France, Hungary, Italy, United Kingdom
  • April 30 2015

This is a rare example of a major product liability dispute being referred to the European Court of Justice ("ECJ"). The two issues to be decided by


Ofcom to auction 2010 - 2025MHz band
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Game over for libel tourism?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • December 18 2013

The world's rich and famous have been bringing defamation actions in the High Court in London for years, against newspapers, rivals and social media


CJEU rules on scope of protection granted to technological protection measures
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 20 2014

The CJEU has ruled on the extent to which Article 6 of the Information Society Directive (200129EC) protects technological protection measures


OFT publishes finalised principles for online and app-based games
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2014

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has published its finalised set of eight principles for online and app-based games. This followed a market