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Field Fisher
CAP continues to protect children and young people by issuing new guidance on non-broadcast ad placement of age-restricted products.
Field Fisher
Please see below our snapshot of the recent ASA rulings published 19 April 2017
Withers LLP
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.
MacRoberts
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".
MacRoberts
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.
Gowling WLG
Influencer marketing has exploded. Brands want to tap in to the social reach of individuals and the strong relationships they have with their audience...
Withers LLP
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...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 14 March 2017, the German Federal Minister of Justice, Heiko Maas, announced a new bill aimed at improving the application of the law to social networks (Entwurf eines Gesetzes zur Verbesserung der Rechtsdurchsetzung in sozialen Netzwerken; Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz – NetzDG, the Bill).
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
UK-based media agency, the7stars, recently announced it would adopt the ISBA's template agency agreement—an arrangement designed to foster a transparent relationship between advertisers...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has produced a new pricing practice guide which moves towards a principle-based approach.
Kemp IT Law
The interconnected world of the 4th industrial revolution is driven by software.
Goodman Derrick LLP
The high profile closure of Fabric, and recent resolution to enable it to re-open, may seem a far cry from the average retail food offering.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The long-awaited Guidance for Traders on Pricing Practices was finally issued by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSi) in December 2016.
Taylor Wessing
Your latest instalment of articles and opinion from across the Hospitality sector.
Dentons
The ASA has published its list of the most complained-about adverts of 2016 and, similar to 2015, it is established reputable companies that dominate the ASA's "Top 10" list.
Field Fisher
On 12 December 2016, AIM Regulation published its latest "Inside AIM" update, regarding the interaction of social media and a company's disclosure obligations under the AIM Rules...
Field Fisher
On 1 February 2017, the Committee of Advertising Practice ("CAP"), the body responsible for writing and maintaining the UK advertising codes...
Blaser Mills
The Sentencing Council recently announced that, from April, it will be implementing more punitive sentences on individuals who commit Communications Act offences.
TMF Group
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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).
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Influencer marketing has exploded. Brands want to tap in to the social reach of individuals and the strong relationships they have with their audience...
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Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In the recent case of Prince Moulay Hicham v Elaph Publishing Limited, the Court of Appeal held in a unanimous decision that a claimant could include an action under the UK Data Protection Act 1998 (‘DPA') as an alternative means of redress.
Withers LLP
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.
Gill Jennings & Every
"If this business were to split up, I would be glad to take the brands, trade marks and goodwill and you could have all the bricks and mortar – and I would fare better than you."
Farrer & Co
On 14 February 2017 the Queen officially opened the government's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) in Victoria, London.
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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.
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