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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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Digital Health Update: July 2018

The Digital Revolution is transforming the life sciences and health sector. Everywhere we look, we see new ideas, innovation and solutions incorporating digital elements to help us in our quest...

Written on: 24 Jul 2018


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The NCC: Dutch court proceedings in English language

The Netherlands Commercial Court ('NCC') is moving ever closer to becoming a reality. The NCC bill was adopted by the House of Representatives on 8 March 2018 and is steadily...

Written on: 19 Jun 2018


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New Deal for Consumers | EU proposes substantial reforms to consumer law, including GDPR-level fines

Following a major evaluation of the EU consumer law directives, the EU has announced its long-awaited "New Deal for Consumers", which proposes the following key changes: 1. GDPR-level fines: The New...

Written on: 19 Apr 2018


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Osborne Clarke analyses crowdfunding market barriers for FISMA report

Findings provide the basis for crowdfunding regulation on a European level International legal practice Osborne Clarke has worked with the European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) to co-edit the study: “Identifying market...

Written on: 16 Mar 2018


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