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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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UK government takes its first steps towards the Future of Mobility

On Monday 30 July, the UK government published two papers, The Future of Mobility and The Last Mile, as it takes on its Future of Mobility Grand Challenge, aiming to...

Written on: 16 Aug 2018


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Introduction to UK directors’ duties

In this video we introduce the key duties of directors of a company incorporated in the UK, looking at: the seven statutory duties the remaining non-codified duties the potential liabilities...

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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e-Privacy Regulation: implications for voice chat, video communication, and instant messaging in video games and interactive entertainment

What is the e-Privacy Regulation? The e-Privacy Regulation will replace European Directive 2002/58/EC (as amended by Directive 2009/136/EC), which was implemented in the UK by the Privacy and Electronic Communications...

Written on: 15 Aug 2018


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Brexit Business Brief: Regulatory Outlook special edition

This is the latest edition of Osborne Clarke's Brexit Business Brief Newsletter. To receive this newsletter by email, please register your interest in receiving Brexit Insights. This Brexit Business Brief is a...

Written on: 14 Aug 2018


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