All Insights https://www.osborneclarke.com/ en Sun, 26 May 2024 06:20:03 +0100 Fri, 24 May 2024 10:31:07 +0100 France enacts new rules on pornographic content in the digital environment https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/france-enacts-new-rules-pornographic-content-digital-environment &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/29/OC_KI_088.jpg?VersionId=IqAaIPEJ2dfVTgVeuFhtihR51KfStFIa' /><br /><p><strong>Broadcast regulator to establish age verification technical standards to create a safer internet for minors</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 24 May 2024 10:31:07 +0100 All Insights New French rules on pornographic content to create a safer internet for minors https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/new-french-rules-pornographic-content-create-safer-internet-minors &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/wp/20/06/11/OC_KI_090.jpg?VersionId=ZU0MDhOt.l54pNqIRThAWchX8fuM2ljo' /><br /><p><strong>Introduction of age verification system, with extensive new enforcement powers for Arcom</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 16 May 2024 10:13:18 +0100 All Insights What legal developments can businesses in the UK expect in 2024? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/what-legal-developments-can-businesses-uk-expect-2024 &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_012.jpg?VersionId=DOPO7JT0G9CbAApZAM_JwAFZt.YjKolj' /><br /><p><strong>Our Knowledge Team looks at what lies ahead for business law&nbsp;</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 12 Jan 2024 10:53:50 +0000 All Insights Health and safety | UK Regulatory Outlook January 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/Regulatory-Outlook-January-2024-health-safety &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/wp/21/01/14/H_2011101743FWI_Regulatory-Outlook-2021_JAN-21_ICONS_Health-and-Safety_landscape.png?VersionId=qG.ioyUDMQySP.CKLNWMGk4FiaT.bRCI' /><br /><p><strong>The Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill </strong>| <strong>Higher risk buildings | Keep mental health of your people on the business agenda</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 11 Jan 2024 10:09:13 +0000 All Insights The UK Online Safety Act: Top 10 takeaways for online service providers https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-online-safety-act-top-10-takeaways-online-service-providers &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/29/OC_KI_090.jpg?VersionId=mDir542rU2klgnmSDxlE9mp8atdTAoFE' /><br /><p><strong>What are the key points to be aware of and how will it work in practice?</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 22 Nov 2023 16:41:07 +0000 All Insights UK Online Safety Act: Ofcom launches its first consultation on illegal harms https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-online-safety-act-ofcom-launches-its-first-consultation-illegal-harms &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/29/OC_KI_088.jpg?VersionId=IqAaIPEJ2dfVTgVeuFhtihR51KfStFIa' /><br /><p><strong>A picture is emerging of how to tackle the illegal harm duties as regulator sets out detailed draft guidance and codes of practice</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 21 Nov 2023 10:47:37 +0000 All Insights Age assurance is focus of European regulatory action for online protection of minors https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/age-assurance-focus-european-regulatory-action-online-protection-minors &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_002.jpg?VersionId=42wkNNReMeiIbHBA_5aYKbUpr4tKXZSU' /><br /><p><strong>What are the requirements and developments around age assurance in Europe and specifically France, Germany and the UK?</strong></p>]]&gt; Mon, 13 Nov 2023 12:01:41 +0000 All Insights UK's Online Safety Act is a seismic regulatory shift for service providers https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uks-online-safety-act-seismic-regulatory-shift-service-providers &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_002.jpg?VersionId=42wkNNReMeiIbHBA_5aYKbUpr4tKXZSU' /><br /><p><strong>Implementation raises complex challenges for businesses when navigating both domestic and international legislation</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 26 Oct 2023 16:26:09 +0100 All Insights Singapore consults on guidelines on children and the Personal Data Protection Act https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/singapore-consults-guidelines-children-and-personal-data-protection-act &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_010.jpg?VersionId=X6cyEJ1XgnOPivlTQEB4JYyRFzSCaGaU' /><br /><p><strong>A fairer approach would be to exclude organisations that expressly do not contract with children, data experts argue</strong></p> ]]&gt; Thu, 28 Sep 2023 11:07:44 +0100 All Insights The UK Online Safety Bill: who is in scope? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-online-safety-bill-who-scope &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/29/OC_KI_088.jpg?VersionId=IqAaIPEJ2dfVTgVeuFhtihR51KfStFIa' /><br /><p><strong>What are the critical steps providers must take to ensure compliance in this evolving regulatory landscape?</strong></p> ]]&gt; Thu, 28 Sep 2023 10:26:35 +0100 All Insights Singapore passes Online Criminal Harms Act https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/singapore-passes-online-criminal-harms-act &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/29/OC_KI_092.jpg?VersionId=R24gJdm6ja1vS1L5iAaSVQnBsPXTvaiH' /><br /><p><strong>The legislation strengthens Singapore's fight against harmful cyber activity and bad actors using the internet for crime</strong></p> ]]&gt; Mon, 21 Aug 2023 16:05:08 +0100 All Insights Reviewing our UK business law predictions for 2023: how are we doing at the half-way point? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/reviewing-our-uk-business-law-predictions-2023-how-are-we-doing-half-way-point &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_005.jpg?VersionId=eUg7C.nDVdqUFYqB5yhiCikQBCuRMpE8' /><br /><p><strong>We examine how our predictions have turned out in practice, and what to watch out for as autumn draws nearer</strong></p> ]]&gt; Wed, 19 Jul 2023 16:56:45 +0100 All Insights UK Online Safety Bill to have more teeth https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-online-safety-bill-have-more-teeth &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_010.jpg?VersionId=X6cyEJ1XgnOPivlTQEB4JYyRFzSCaGaU' /><br /><p><strong>New criminal sanctions for senior managers to be introduced by government</strong></p> ]]&gt; Wed, 18 Jan 2023 16:31:04 +0000 All Insights UK business law predictions for 2023 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-business-law-predictions-2023 &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_022.jpg?VersionId=txqsSQcC_sRPe3rt52na9FkaLtw2_mvy' /><br /><p><strong>As the new year unfolds, we look ahead at what legal developments businesses can expect</strong></p> ]]&gt; Wed, 11 Jan 2023 12:39:26 +0000 All Insights Mobile-gaming advertisements in the UK must play by the rules https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/mobile-gaming-advertisements-uk-must-play-rules &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/29/OC_KI_090.jpg?VersionId=mDir542rU2klgnmSDxlE9mp8atdTAoFE' /><br /><p><strong>UK regulator has published advice for advertisers in the mobile-gaming industry on harmful and offensive content</strong></p> ]]&gt; Tue, 13 Dec 2022 15:41:32 +0000 All Insights Commission notified of France's mandatory parental controls on internet devices https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/commission-notified-frances-mandatory-parental-controls-internet-devices &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/29/OC_KI_090.jpg?VersionId=mDir542rU2klgnmSDxlE9mp8atdTAoFE' /><br /><p><strong>The legislation makes further progress as France looks to protect minors and ease parental blocking of online access&nbsp;</strong></p> ]]&gt; Fri, 28 Oct 2022 13:28:55 +0100 All Insights UK regulators consider online safety and competition in digital markets https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-regulators-consider-online-safety-and-competition-digital-markets &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/30/OC_KI_02_006.jpg?VersionId=Q_b04RcoEopWoeqO2gISYhgAl0HyZ4x3' /><br /><p>Competition and communications regulators have recently published a joint statement - what does this mean for businesses?</p>]]&gt; Thu, 11 Aug 2022 11:11:56 +0100 All Insights EU's Digital Service Act to introduce first express ban on 'dark patterns' https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/eus-digital-service-act-introduce-first-express-ban-dark-patterns &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/29/OC_KI_090.jpg?VersionId=mDir542rU2klgnmSDxlE9mp8atdTAoFE' /><br /><p>Definition of dark patterns sheds light on concerns including exiting subscriptions easily while raising applicability questions&nbsp;</p> ]]&gt; Tue, 02 Aug 2022 09:59:20 +0100 All Insights Consumer law | Regulatory Outlook July 2022 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/regulatory-outlook-july-2022-consumer-law &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/30/RC_warehouse.jpg?VersionId=QAOJ9P4x6EnlM7ZL0AIHD54M4CNMWHqD' /><br /><p>European Parliament adopts the Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act |&nbsp;Changes to UK Online Safety Bill |&nbsp;Online safety: Ofcom's roadmap to regulation</p> ]]&gt; Thu, 28 Jul 2022 09:06:48 +0100 All Insights EU gets one step closer to adopting the Digital Services Act https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/eu-gets-one-step-closer-adopting-digital-services-act &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/01/04/iStock-98226023_mediumGEN_assembly_room_european_parliament.jpg?VersionId=6fzahU5qqZvxxiCHb37VQ0TUQwUzwISP' /><br /><p><strong>New regulation of digital services expected to come into force for all businesses in late 2023</strong></p> ]]&gt; Mon, 16 May 2022 16:01:58 +0100 All Insights Government introduces Online Safety Bill in Parliament and announces Online Advertising Programme consultation https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/government-introduces-online-safety-bill-parliament-and-announces-online-advertising &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/30/OC_KI_02_006.jpg?VersionId=Q_b04RcoEopWoeqO2gISYhgAl0HyZ4x3' /><br /><p>Following a steady trickle of announcements of changes to the draft Bill, the government has introduced the Online Safety Bill to Parliament, hot on the heels of the recent announcement that the long-delayed consultation on the regulation of online advertising is now open<br> &nbsp;</p> ]]&gt; Mon, 21 Mar 2022 12:32:27 +0000 All Insights Online Safety Bill: changes to watch out for https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/online-safety-bill-changes-watch-out &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/01/26/OC_KI_02_006.jpg?VersionId=9hrJk.y3N4ZVQ_cC1DJ6RwvbZJ.v_1nW' /><br /><p>Potential amendments could mean that the Bill is about to get even more complex and controversial</p> ]]&gt; Wed, 26 Jan 2022 12:35:04 +0000 All Insights Digitalisation | Five legal and regulatory predictions for 2022 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/digitalisation-five-legal-and-regulatory-predictions-2022 &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/01/07/DT-devices.jpg?VersionId=zT_ALtIj.pEn6by45VZaUJWqTYYsRs.X' /><br /><p>As another year gets underway, and digitalisation continues to transform businesses across all sectors, we offer five predictions for tech law and regulation around the world in the year ahead</p>]]&gt; Fri, 07 Jan 2022 12:01:25 +0000 All Insights Online Safety Bill: Parliament and DCMS proceed with separate scrutiny and inquiry into the draft online safety law https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/online-safety-bill-parliament-dcms-proceed-separate-scrutiny-inquiry-draft-online-safety-law &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/wp/20/06/11/OC_KI_085.jpg?VersionId=3Ec3xm_T.6P5rjCjj65mZRE2g50Fdiji' /><br /><p>Parliamentary committee indicates timing of pre-legislative scrutiny as the government's digital and culture department launches probe into content of the Bill</p> ]]&gt; Thu, 19 Aug 2021 17:19:59 +0100 All Insights OSB in focus: will the Online Safety Bill increase the scope for actions brought by individuals against online platforms? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/osb-focus-will-online-service-bill-increase-scope-actions-brought-individuals-online-platforms &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/wp/20/06/11/OC_KI_088.jpg?VersionId=rR5KVuTjpZSiUOuEP1FLglzIdf7Xpwtf' /><br /><p>Draft legislation designed to make the UK the safest place to be online (while defending freedom of expression) requires difficult decisions from regulated services that could turn aggrieved users to litigation</p> ]]&gt; Fri, 02 Jul 2021 12:28:04 +0100 All Insights