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As well as working with household names and established media businesses, it’s our sector expertise in the realm of Digital Media and Branded Entertainment that sets us apart. Our clients range from major industry names in the music, TV, radio, mobile and theatrical fields through to those embracing content-based entertainment for the first time such as FMCG and lifestyle brand owners, advertising agencies, digital agencies and financial institutions.
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New Data Protection Guidance for the MediaBy James Evans
James Evans looks at the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) recently published document “Data Protection and journalism: a guide for the media”, which is “intended to help the media understand and comply with data protection law and follow good practice, while recognising the vital importance of a free and independent media.”
Jackson ReformsBy Paula Barry
Lord Justice Jackson undertook a review of litigation procedure in 2009 with particular emphasis on the concerns expressed by the judiciary and others in relation to the high cost of litigation. This resulted in the publication of two reports (interim and final) in 2009/10, which made numerous recommendations proposing radical changes to litigation procedure. Many of the recommendations contained in the report have now been implemented.
“Native Advertising” - a look at US Legal, Regulatory and Business Developments
Area of law: Media & Entertainment08 Oct 2014, 8:30am - 10:00am, 5 Chancery Lane, Clifford's Inn, London, EC4A 1BL
Football fans who Vine goals might be breaking the lawBy Jeremy Summers
Jeremy Summers talks to Channel 4 News in their section looking at the vow by the Premier League to clamp down on the hundreds of thousands of people using Twitter's video sharing service Vine to upload clips they've recorded off the TV.