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Morrison & Foerster LLP
Last week, German regulators decided to no longer accept the widely used "JusProg" software as a sufficient means for online service providers to comply with statutory youth protection requirements.
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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On 12 March 2020, the UK Gambling Commission announced that it will fine online gambling business Betway Limited ("Betway") £11.6 million for failures in respect of its anti-money...
Withers LLP
The Gambling Commission has announced that from 14 April 2020, gambling businesses can no longer allow UK customers to use credit cards to gamble.
Dentons
In March 2018, the Gambling Commission (the GC) published its "Review of online gambling" (the Review).
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
This month's Digest includes examples of the Competition & Markets Authority and the Advertising Standards Authority taking pro-active steps in priority areas (fake online reviews and gambling advertising respectively).
Duff and Phelps
The UK has a somewhat unique relationship with gambling.
Waterfront Solicitors LLP
In Part 1 of this two-part article, we discussed the importance for studios to conduct a review of the technologies and software used in video games development.
Waterfront Solicitors LLP
The European Court of Justice in Nintendo Co Ltd and others v PC Box Srl, Case C-355/12 considered the intellectual property protections available ...
Hewitsons LLP
The last decade has seen the swift (and some would say surprising) rise of the E-Sports industry with global revenue increasing to 1 billion dollars in 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills
The UK Gambling Commission ("UKGC") has clarified that video game ‘loot boxes' and the purchasing of mystery in-game content do not fall within the meaning of ‘gambling' under current UK legislation.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Earlier this year, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) issued a consultation on a draft code of practice for designing age-appropriate access for children accessing online
Withers LLP
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has published its response to the consultation on society lottery reform which ran from June to September last year.
Charles Russell Speechlys
As has been widely reported, Konami have recently announced a major deal in the football licensing battle by entering into an agreement with Italian football giants, Juventus FC, to secure the exclusive right to use Juventus' IP within eFootball PES 2020.
ICSA
Half of the children that gambled did so illegally, with 13% gambling online, and 43% of them using their parents' accounts without permission.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Nicola Sharp, of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli, says that many in the gambling industry need to take a good look at their vulnerability to money laundering.
Marks & Clerk
What do The Sword of Damocles, Morton Heilig's Sensorama, and the 18th century apparatus La Nature à Coup d'Œil all have in common?
Giambrone & Partners
The FCA issued a statement on Friday 29 March confirming that from Tuesday, 2 April 2019 all firms and brokers in the UK are "prohibited from selling, marketing or distributing binary options to retail customers".
Herzog Fox & Neeman
The UK's Advertising Standards Authority ("ASA") has published new Guidance on Protecting Children and Young People from irresponsible gambling ads, to come into force in April 2019.
Charles Russell Speechlys
The government recently published the Broadcasting (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (the "Regulations"), which will come into force in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Marks & Clerk
The text for the much anticipated Article 13 of the European Copyright Directive (the "Directive") has finally been agreed upon as of 13 February.
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