Monday, November 18, 2019

#Advertisement must come first – Influencer Marketing in Hungary

We reported earlier this year that the Hungarian Competition Authority closed the review of the first decision on rules and obligations applicable to social...

Secondary ticketing website Viagogo now compliant with UK law following pressure...

With an estimated value of $15.19 billion by 2020, the global secondary ticket market is as lucrative as it is controversial. Protests from campaign...

Australian Digital Platforms Inquiry makes major legislative recommendations

This summer, Australia's competition regulator, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC), released its final report in the landmark Digital Platforms Inquiry (Inquiry), following...

Four lessons from the ASA’s first bans on sexist ads

The two ads, for Mondelez's Philadelphia cream cheese and a Volkswagen electric car, were found to be in breach of new ASA rules prohibiting...

Influencer Marketing in Italy: the “Digital Chart” introduces new rules for...

On 29 April 2019 the so-called "Digital Chart" finally became part of the Italian Code of Marketing Communication Self-Regulation, moving from a mere guideline...

Czech Data Protection Authority Cracking Down On Marketing Communications and Databases

Are you selling or buying marketing databases in the Czech Republic? Watch out As we have previously reported, the Czech Data Protection Authority ("DPA") has...

EU Copyright Directive: Consolidated text now available

After a long period of intense lobbying, it was announced that EU negotiators had finally reached a political agreement on 13 February...

Is a “digital, dynamic, context-based advertising system” patentable?

Following a couple of high profile Australian Federal Court cases (RPL and Research Affiliates), the Australian Patent Office has been reticent to grant patents...

The CMA clamps down on social media endorsements

It was only a couple of months ago that we were reporting on the release of "An Influencer's Guide to making clear...

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