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Key dates set for coming into force of the new Audio-visual Media Services Directive

European Union, United Kingdom - December 3 2018 On 28 November 2018, Directive (EU 2018/1808) (“New Directive“) revising the existing Audiovisual Media Services Directive (2010/13/EU) (“AVMSD“) was…

UK Advertising Code (Cap Code): Rules changes and further consultation on the use of data for marketing

United Kingdom - November 21 2018 In the wake of GDPR, the UK's Committee of Advertising Practice has amended the CAP Code to introduce new rules on the use of data for marketing. It…

New UK Advertising Regulator 5 year Strategy focuses on Online Impact

United Kingdom - November 2 2018 Yesterday at a conference hosted by the UK advertising regulator, the ASA, billed as “The future of ad regulation”, the ASA announced its new 5 year…

Australia - Navigating social media advertising

Australia, United Kingdom - November 1 2018 Worldwide, there has been increased regulatory scrutiny of social media influencers, including the UK's ASA guidance (see previous update by John…

UK - new ASA guidance for influencers

United Kingdom - October 5 2018 The ASA has this week published new guidance for influencers about how to make their ads clear (see link here “Guidance”). This Guidance…

New rules for audiovisual media services approved by European Parliament

European Union - October 5 2018 On Tuesday, 2 October 2018, the European Parliament voted to update rules on audiovisual media services, including the introduction of a quota on…

Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board begin analysing multiple-screen viewing

United Kingdom - September 27 2018 BARB, the TV audience measurement body, announced that from 25 September 2018 they will make available programme viewing figures across four devices…

Deal or no-deal? Implications of a no-deal Brexit for UK IP laws (Trademarks and designs)

European Union, United Kingdom - September 26 2018 This week, the UK Government released multiple technical notes detailing the intellectual property implications of a no-deal Brexit for exhaustion…

Deal or no-deal? Implications of a no-deal Brexit for UK IP laws (Exhaustion Rights)

European Union, United Kingdom - September 26 2018 This week, the UK Government released multiple technical notes detailing the intellectual property implications of a no-deal Brexit for exhaustion…

Deal or no-deal? Implications of a no-deal Brexit for UK IP laws (UPC)

European Union, United Kingdom - September 26 2018 This week, the UK Government released multiple technical notes detailing the intellectual property implications of a no-deal Brexit for exhaustion…