Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Applying for an online gambling licence in the Netherlands: delayed, but...

Introduction  The Dutch Gambling Authority (Kansspelautoriteit) recently published a statement on its website setting out, in general terms, the conditions interested parties will need to...

Czech Supreme Court finds that statements that create a wrongful impression...

Factual background The Claimant in this case was a famous Czech actor and theatre producer, whose name was used in an article, published by the...

Supreme Court takes pro-employer stance on preventing employee competition

Overview The Supreme Court's judgment on the interpretation of post-termination restrictive covenants is the first decision on this issue by the highest UK court for...

The EU Copyright Directive: The new best-seller right

As reported here, the European Parliament recently approved the EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (DSM Directive). The DSM Directive has...

The EU Copyright Directive: New exception for text and data mining

The European Parliament recently approved the EU Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market ('DSM Directive'). Once approved by the Council and published...

Netflix in Italy: Emerging competitors and legal implications of the changing...

Potential competitors Amazon’s Prime Video Research conducted by Comparitech in 2018 has analysed the cost of Amazon Prime Video in all countries in the world...

Rebel Wilson’s High Court defamation bid fails, bringing Wilson v Bauer...

Back in September 2017, Ms Wilson won her defamation claim against Bauer over several articles published in and on various Australian magazines and websites...

Fair Compensation for Dutch Bestselling Authors

The bestseller-clause On July 1st, 2015, the Copyright Contract Act entered into force in the Netherlands.  This constituted important changes in Dutch copyright contract law....

Victory for Google confirms US-style “opt-out” class actions are still beyond...

The claim The representative action was brought by campaign group 'Google You Owe Us', led by Richard Lloyd, the former executive director of Which?...

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