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UK: new consumer laws on digital content now in force!
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 7 2015

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 came into force on 1 October 2015 which, among other things, gives consumers new legal rights to a repair or replacement

How UK brands that use vlogger endorsements & social media for marketing can stay on the right side of the law
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 5 2015

Vloggers have become the reality stars of our times. For an increasing number of social media users, what was once a hobby is now a lucrative career

Video reviews and how-tos - the fine balance between vlogs and the CAP Code
  • Walker Morris LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 5 2015

In August this year, the CAP Executive which is responsible for maintaining the UK Advertising Codes and for providing authoritative advice on the

ASA ruling on TransferWise Ltd
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2015

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) recently ruled that a claim in an email from TransferWise, an online money transfer service, breached the

Who said that?! English court orders injunctive relief against persons unknown
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • September 29 2015

It is possible to set up anonymous websites with ease but much harder to identify who is behind them. When such websites publish defamatory

How to tackle a digital pirate
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • September 29 2015

The digital advertising industry is under attack; ad blocking technologies (and their inclusion on Apple platforms) are expected to have a significant

Can an employer read an employee's private social media posts?
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 28 2015

Recently, there has been a growth in cases concerning employees' use of social media outside of work, which has impacted their work. These cases

ASA rules against “Drink Doctor” Internet ads
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 25 2015

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint against Internet advertisements for Drink Doctor Ltd.'s alcohol delivery

Ultimate Twitter impersonation fight goes to plaintiff
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 24 2015

Ultimate Fighting fans are a passionate bunch. And one passionate fan may soon face liability for creating a fake Twitter account. The case began

ASA upholds complaint arising from online sweepstakes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 17 2015

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint alleging that an online "instant-win" promotion organized by Kettle Foods Ltd