Tuesday, July 23, 2019

UK’s Gambling Commission opens consultation on proposed changes to operators’ licence...

The GC has published its proposed changes to its standard Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice (LCCP), to which all British licensed operators are...

Update: Loot Boxes in the Netherlands

Online gambling in the Netherlands Gambling in the Netherlands is regulated by the Dutch Betting and Gambling Act (the "Act"). Under the Act, it is...

Gambling Regulators Sharpen Focus on Loot Boxes & Social Gaming

Why the concern? As we have seen in other areas, the unease of gambling regulators has increased due to a combination of consumer concern, media...

What’s Trending in Media and Sport

Change is constant within the media, entertainment and sport industries, and this process has only been accelerated by the influence of digital technologies. These...

ECJ rules in favour of workers on holiday pay – implications...

Recent case law developments have led to an increase in the protection afforded to some individuals who work on a self-employed basis. Indeed, only...

Will changes to the UK’s Immigration Rules impact the Media/Tech sectors?

The UK economy has recently been boosted by a number of media and technology businesses announcing that they will establish their main international headquarters...

No poker face shown by the European Court as decisions relating...

"No dice", says the European Court In 2016, the CJEU indicated that it didn't share the opinion of the Hungarian legislator, when it decided that...

What’s Trending in Media and Sport: Gambling Regulation

Starting in early 2017 with the release of the Gambling Commission's three-year strategy, the UK gambling market has experienced increasing pressure from the Commission itself as well as both...

German Federal Administrative Court rules on admissibility of online casino games

The BVerwG's decision was delivered in two remarkable judgments on 26 October 2017 (8 C 18.16 and 8 C 14.16), the written grounds of which have now...

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