The operator of an online discussion forum in principle cannot be held liable for unlawful content of users provided that the incriminated content is deleted in due time.
Van Bael & Bellis
With reference to the case at hand, the ECJ found information concerning the difference in store sizes on which the price comparison is based to be material.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 5 April 2017, the German Federal Minister of Justice's new bill aimed at improving enforcement of rights in social networks ...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 5 April 2017, the German Federal Minister of Justice's new bill aimed at improving enforcement of rights in social networks (Entwurf eines Gesetzes zur Verbesserung der Rechtsdurchsetzung in sozialen Netzwerken; Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz – NetzDG, the Bill; see our previous blog) has, in a slightly revised version, been adopted by the Federal Cabinet (Bundeskabinett) and is now ready for discussion by the German Parliament.
German Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection Heiko Maas attracted the attention of many lawyers and legal experts with a new draft law about enforcement within social networks.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
Recently a UK court ruled in favour of the software licensor SAP against Diageo in a case concerning Diageo's indirect use of SAP software.
The rules for issuing film distribution certificates were changed on 21 December 2016.
The new way of negotiating TV football rights in Spain means many clubs are now considerably wealthier than they were just a few years ago – as these clubs become run in a considerably more professional manner, so opportunities for lawyers are increasing
One of the leading media houses in Switzerland, the Tamedia Group, is testing since February of this year a new compensation model for part of its online journalists (about 30 for the time being).
Bezen & Partners
The Turkish National Lottery has been included in the privatisation agenda since 2003 without success. Most recently, the licence for the games of chance has now been transferred...
In international sports practice, it is a widely-recognized principle that governance of sports bodies...
Özellikle genç jenerasyonun yüksek ilgisi ile gelişmekte olan Elektronik Spor veya kullanılan yaygın adıyla e-Spor endüstrisi hakkında hukuki alt yapı hazırlıkları dünyanın çeşitli yerlerinde başlamış...
Erdem & Erdem Law
Football's economic growth, astronomical transfer fees, and neglected youth development seem to be considered not only by us but also the UEFA.
In recent years, the rapid development and growth of the telecommunications sector boosted innovation and led to an inevitable convergence in the information and communications technologies.
Once there was a time when our mistakes lasted as long as our memories. But today, the internet has become a dominant media channel, and it has a very long (and public) memory.
Food blogger Jack Monroe has been awarded £24,000 in damages in a libel action against controversial columnist Katie Hopkins. The action stemmed from two tweets posted in May 2015 by Katie Hopkins asking Jack if she had "scrawled on any memorials recently".
On 30th March, 2017, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) fined a Glasgow based firm £80k for making over 109,000 nuisance calls to people registered with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS).
Farrer & Co
Two recent Northern Irish cases have provided useful guidance on the ability to claim compensation from social media companies following the publication of content by other users.
Influencer marketing has exploded. Brands want to tap in to the social reach of individuals and the strong relationships they have with their audience...
From November to January the Art Museum of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing (CAFA) hosted a successful exhibition of 87 of Anselm Kiefer's paintings...