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High Court grants FAPL site-blocking injunctions against websites providing live streaming of football matches
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • August 6 2013

On 16 July Mr Justice Arnold handed down his decision in FAPL v BSkyB in which he granted blocking injunctions against six major UK ISPs in relation


Regulatory & public law group annual digest 2012
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • December 13 2012

2012 has been an eventful sporting year, and while it may be hyperbole to argue that the drama of the arbitration rooms of Lausanne matched London's


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


High Court rules on the BBC's disclosure obligations under the Freedom of Information Act
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • December 9 2009

On 2 October 2009 the High Court of England and Wales decided two closely connected cases on the BBC's obligation to provide information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act


Consultation on Olympic advertising restrictions launched
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Broadcasting code permits product placement
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • May 24 2011

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


The Equality Act 2010 provides for exemptions for ISS providers
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2010

The Equality Act 2010 brings together and restates the existing discrimination legislation, with a view to harmonising the law in this area


Ofcom consults on its proposals for the regulation of video on demand services
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • November 6 2009

The AudioVisual Media Services Directive must be brought into force by Member States by 19 December 2009


MHRA launches consultation on new Blue Guide
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Fines imposed for unwanted marketing calls and messages
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • 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