Our International Media and Entertainment group are delighted to invite you to our 2023 Media and Entertainment webinar series.
We will be focusing on the key legal issues and market trends in :
- Interactive Entertainment
- Broadcast, Production and Digital Content
- Advertising and Marketing
- Digital Commerce, Platforms and Social Media
9 February 2023 | 10:00 - 11:00 GMT
Our Interactive Entertainment team will highlight the themes impacting the games industry in 2023, and practical examples of how companies can tackle these. We'll take look at the state of the metaverse and what's next in 2023, including market insight from games market data specialist Newzoo. The discussion will also touch on issues such as UGC, IP and NFTs, and zoom in on some illustrative case law from France and Germany on IP rights in digitally downloaded games, and providers' responsibility for UGC. Finally, we'll discuss upcoming content moderation and other compliance requirements resulting from the Digital Services Act.
Broadcast and Production
9 March 2023 | 10:30 - 11:30 GMT
What's next for streaming? Following a year of upheaval for the SVoD market, our international team of broadcast experts will discuss the future of streaming in 2023, including: (i) FAST and ad-supported subscription models; (ii) D2C compliance and dark patterns; (iii) distribution deal structures and competition law issues; and (iv) upcoming digital video regulation.
Advertising and Marketing
23 March 2023 | 10:30 - 11:30 GMT
Our international advertising and marketing team will consider key topics in this space, starting with i) a view as to the hot topics regulators are focusing on at present (including the use of social influencers and 'greenwashing' in claims etc. ii) the increased use of innovative new tech within advertising campaigns and the legal issues it can give rise to (such as the use of the metaverse and avatars, 3D advertising screens and deepfakes), and iii) how to incorporate successful strategies to avoid these potential legal pitfalls.
Digital Commerce, Platforms and Social Media
26 April 2023 | 10:00 - 11:00 BST
Online consumer platforms: key regulatory priorities. Our international Digital Commerce, Platforms and Social Media team will be discussing some of the key recent or upcoming platform regulation which will apply to digital services targeting consumers, including: (i) the UK Online Safety Bill; (ii) the EU Digital Services Act; (iii) regulatory scrutiny on "dark patterns" and (iv) product safety law changes which will impact online marketplaces.
24 May 2023 | 10:00 - 11:00 BST
Our Sports team will be focussing on three key data driven issues within the sporting field: (i) player ownership of performance data and rights to commercialise; (ii) cyber risk to sporting bodies; and (iii) competitor risk in respect of player performance data.
13 June 2023 | 10:00 - 11:00 BST
Digital Markets Regulation and the Publishing Sector. A look at how the upcoming obligations under the EU's Digital Markets Act and the UK's Digital Markets, Competition and Consumer Bill is set to impact the publishing sector.