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It's Official: Vietnam has passed its Intellectual Property (Amendment) Bill 2021/2022

Vietnam - June 16 2022 On 16 June 2022, the National Assembly of Vietnam has just passed the Intellectual Property (Amendment) Bill. The new law will generally take effect…

Vietnam: Issuance of the Cinema Law

Vietnam - June 16 2022 As scheduled, earlier yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, June 15, 2022), with the ratio of 449 out of 467 National Assembly delegates saying "Yes," the…

Latest Draft Cinema Law: Dissemination of Films in Cyberspace by Offshore Service Providers

Vietnam - June 14 2022 On May 25, 2022, the Draft Cinema Law (amended) ("Draft Law") was discussed at the 3rd session of the 15th National Assembly. Compared with the…

President's political party presents an initiative to regulate the activity of "influencers" on digital platforms.

USA - May 23 2022 The Federal Consumer Protection Law; specifically the advertising obligations, in connection with misleading advertising…

Out With the Old, In With the New - The OPC Reiterates Key Recommendations for a New Federal Private-Sector Privacy Law

Canada - May 17 2022 On 4 May 2022, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) reiterated their Key recommendations for a new federal private sector privacy…

An era is coming to an end: Use in Germany will no longer be considered use in Switzerland.

Germany, Switzerland - May 17 2022 By notices dated April 30 and December 29, 2021, Germany terminated the "Convention of April 13, 1892 between Switzerland and Germany Concerning the…

Revised Film Act accepted in Switzerland

Switzerland - May 16 2022 More than 58% of Swiss voters today (15 May 2022) backed the "Lex Netflix" proposal which passed Swiss Parliament last October. In a nutshell, the…

Cloud is Driving Interactive Entertainment

USA - May 13 2022 The accelerated speed in the adoption of cloud services and the use of data are driving the value of companies in the Interactive Entertainment, as…

UK Data Protection Reform - Data Reform Bill Announced in Queen’s Speech 2022

European Union, United Kingdom - May 11 2022 On 10 May 2022, the UK Government announced via the Queen's Speech that the UK's data protection regime will be reformed with a new "Data Reform…

Vietnam: New Draft Law on e-Transactions Targeting Digital Platforms

Vietnam - May 4 2022 On 04 May 2022, the Ministry of Information and Communication ("MIC") released the Draft Law on E-Transaction ("Draft Law") for public comment…