Ojam Bullrich Flanzbaum | Argentina | 3 Mar 2023
The legal regime on influencers in Argentina is still developing. In the meantime, influencers must comply with the existing legal framework, act with honesty and transparency, and avoid publishing false or misleading information or using deceptive or misleading practices. They should also respect and take into account consumer rights, intellectual property and other rights and the interests......
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Canada, European Union, etc. | 21 Feb 2023
Merger notification thresholds increase in the US and Canada, Meta’s acquisition of VR company Within goes ahead, and India sets out a timeframe for a Digital Competition Act – plus other key updates.
OMC Abogados & Consultores | Peru | 16 Jan 2023
🕑 1 minute In 2021, the brewery Backus launched an advertising campaign for its Pilsen beer under the slogan "Enjoy a Helenita". Upon becoming aware that a craft beer named "Beer Helenita" was already being marketed, Backus filed a criminal lawsuit before the National Institute for the Defence of Free Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property, arguing that the Beer Helenita......
Wiggin LLP | United Kingdom | 16 Dec 2022
🕑 2 minutes In addition to income from adverts in commercial breaks, broadcasters generate revenue from references in programmes. Ofcom's rules in this area protect audiences from excessive advertising and ensure that viewers can distinguish between advertising and programmes. To help Ofcom understand more fully how viewers think and feel about these commercial references, it recently......
Shoosmiths LLP | United Kingdom | 30 Nov 2022
Netflix’s new docuseries tells the cautionary tale of what can go wrong with marketing campaigns. It is the story of John Leonard, a college student…
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Brazil, etc. | 13 Jul 2021
New plans by UK regulators to improve diversity and inclusion, initiatives to prevent human trafficking in India, new legal requirements on gender pay gap reporting in Ireland, and global crackdowns on digital assets – plus other key compliance management updates.
Lexology PRO | European Union, United Kingdom | 9 Jul 2021
The European Commission has published its draft updated vertical block exemption regulation and related guidelines after almost three years of consultation and review.
Lexology PRO | European Union, France, United Kingdom | 22 Jun 2021
The European Commission has launched an in-depth investigation into whether Google anticompetitively favours its own services in the digital advertising sector.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 15 Jun 2021
A look at what regulators around the world are doing to address the impact of data on competition in digital markets and clamp down on big tech monopolies.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 14 Jun 2021
Despite investigating the deal for almost a year, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority still cannot show that it has jurisdiction to review Facebook’s $400 million acquisition of Giphy, the merging companies have claimed.