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The Digital Revolution: How blockchain works

Catherine Hammon, Digital Revolution Knowledge Lawyer, and Nick Thody, Head of Knowledge, take a look at Blockchain: the history, the fundamental workings and the security issues. Our Digital Revolution series explores a...

Written on: 22 Aug 2018

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Competition Update: August 2018

This month's edition focuses on the ways in which national competition authorities are continuing to adapt merger-control to keep pace with the changing economy and to address the challenges posed...

Written on: 17 Aug 2018

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The Digital Revolution: Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence

Catherine Hammon, Digital Revolution Knowledge Lawyer, and Nick Thody, Head of Knowledge, examine the increasing interest and new uses for Artificial Intelligence – and the legal issues this presents for...

Written on: 16 Aug 2018

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Loot Box Update

Netherlands On 19 June, the Dutch Gaming Authority (Kansspelautoriteit) published a statement  cautioning games publishers that starting on the following day, it would start checking whether game companies have made...

Written on: 16 Aug 2018

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The Italian government banned gambling advertising, what does the law say?

Background After less than a month from the entry into force of the Dignity Decree, on August 7, 2018, the Parliament ratified the Dignity Decree, which was published in the...

Written on: 15 Aug 2018

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Upcoming Italian regulations on video game content and age ratings and their impact on the PEGI system

With respect to videogames, article 10 of the Legislative Decree has delegated the issuing of new regulations introducing a new content and age rating system to the Italian Communications Regulatory...

Written on: 15 Aug 2018

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The Digital Revolution: transformation and disruption

Digital Revolution Knowledge Lawyer Catherine Hammon considers the disruption and transformation that new technology is bringing – along with the potential impact and legal issues that it poses. You can watch the...

Written on: 6 Aug 2018

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FinTech Update | July 2018

The FinTech sector is red-hot right now. It is becoming a major focus for nearly all firms, from traditional financial institutions significantly increasing their FinTech investments, to the tech start-ups...

Written on: 30 Jul 2018

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French Minister of Economy triggers Phase III and decides to examine a merger operation already cleared by the French Competition Authority

On 14 June 2018, the French Competition Authority (FCA) cleared a merger in the canned pre-prepared meals market involving the sole control acquisition by Financière Cofigeo (Cofigeo) of certain securities...

Written on: 26 Jul 2018

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