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Press04 June 2020
Fresh data from the UK’s advertising regulator suggests the public is now applying greater scrutiny to ads they see from influencers online as brands continue to up their spend on the medium.
Press05 December 2019
Geraint Lloyd-Taylor has commented in an article for The Guardian that discusses the costly social media backlash against Peloton, the high-tech exercise bike firm.
Press18 October 2019
Giles Crown has written an article for PDP Journals discussing the recent judicial review claim brought by Actegy against the Advertising Standards Authority.
Brinsley Dresden & Sophie Jamieson write for Essential Retail: Navigating the ‘child locks’ of online retail
Press09 October 2019
With statistics from Mintel showing that seven out of 10 children spend money online and with children increasingly growing up with the internet, many retailers operating online will undoubtedly have children among their customers. Brinsley Dresden & Sophie Jamieson ask, what is the legal position for eCommerce businesses that transact with youngsters?
Geraint Lloyd-Taylor comments for The Guardian and The Times: Philadelphia ad banned over cheesy joke about hapless dads
Press14 August 2019
Geraint Lloyd-Taylor has commented in articles for The Guardian, The Times and a number of news sites. In the articles Geraint discusses two adverts that have become the first to be banned by the ASA under new rules designed to reduce gender stereotyping.
Jo Farmer comments for Digiday UK: ‘A lot of the time its intuition’: Marketers continue to struggle with attribution in influencer campaigns
Press10 July 2019
In an article for Digiday UK, Jo Farmer comments on the challenge that marketers face when tracking influencers business value.
Geraint Lloyd-Taylor features in Media & Marketing Podcast for Mediatel Newsline: Tech, tax and Brexit
Press05 July 2019
In The Media and Marketing Podcast for Mediatel Newsline, host John Reynolds speaks with Russ Shaw, co-founder of Tech London Advocates, and Geraint Lloyd-Taylor. Between them they discuss the impact of Brexit on the tech and advertising industries; London Tech Week; the problem of tax; and the virtues and downsides to the government's 'online harms' white paper.
Press02 April 2019
Alan Hunt has commented in an article for Drapers which discusses the age of social media, cultural insensitivity and fashion brands and retailers acting quickly when they get it wrong.
Press08 February 2019
Alan Hunt has commented in an article for Drapers which discusses luxury fashion brand Gucci's apology for selling a black balaclava jumper after social media users claimed it was racist.
Geraint Lloyd-Taylor comments for BBC News, The Times and The Financial Times: Social media stars agree to declare when they post ads
Press23 January 2019
Geraint Lloyd-Taylor has commented in articles for BBC News, The Times and The Financial Times which discuss the recent agreement from sixteen social media stars to clearly state if they have been paid or received any gifts or loans of products they endorse online.
Press15 November 2018
Brinsley Dresden has taken part in an interview for BBC Radio 5 Live in which he discusses Clearcast's decision to refuse clearance for a Christmas TV commercial for Iceland.
Alex Kelham writes for LawInSport: The challenges of digitally placed advertising: Ofcom’s decisions on ‘undue prominence’ from the Singapore Grand Prix
Press15 October 2018
Alex Kelham has authored an article for LawInSport on how Ofcom (the British regulator of TV broadcasting in the UK) felt Formula One Management (FOM) had gone too far with its commercial creativity in its coverage of the 2016 Singapore Grand Prix.
Press14 September 2018
Lewis Silkin Partner, Jo Farmer, spoke at DMEXCO 2018 where 40,000 of the worlds marketers, digital publishers and platforms descended on Cologne, Germany, on the 12 and 13 September.
Geraint Lloyd-Taylor writes for LexisNexis: Brexit: deal or no deal—how will it impact the advertising and marketing sector?
Press07 September 2018
In an article for LexisNexis, Geraint Lloyd-Taylor looks at the legal implications of Brexit for the advertising and marketing sector under the withdrawal agreement scenario and no deal scenario.
Alan Hunt writes for Essential Retail: A prime question: ‘one-day delivery’ guarantees and eCommerce
Press30 August 2018
In an article for Essential retail, Alan Hunt discusses the ASA banning Amazon for promising one-day delivery in its advertising, as it is not delivering on this very promise.
Geraint Lloyd-Taylor comments for The Drum: Tui ad banned by ASA for claiming that summer 'includes October'
Press23 August 2018
In an article for The Drum, Geraint Lloyd-Taylor comments on the ASA banning Tui advertising summer holiday packages in September and October, as the offers are misleading to customers.
Brinsley Dresden comments for LexisNexis: Consultation on rule to ban ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes from adverts
Press21 May 2018
In an article for LexisNexis, Brinsley Dresden comments on the Committees of Advertising Practice launching a public consultation on introducing a rule prohibiting advertisements from including gender stereotypes that are likely to cause harm, or serious or widespread offence.
We have been recognised for our work with the IPA and ISBA in drawing up GDPR clause for client-agency contracts
Press05 April 2018
In an article for The Drum, Lewis Silkin have been recognised for working with the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA) and Incorporated Society of British Advertisers (ISBA) to draft the GDPR clause, which is intended to be used as a variation addendum for clients and agencies.
Geraint Lloyd-Taylor writes for Gay Times Magazine: Adverts with LGBTQ references continue to receive complaints
Press27 February 2018
In an article for Gay Times Magazine, Geraint Lloyd-Taylor discusses the adverts with LGBTQ references included in 2017’s ten most complained about adverts, compiled by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).
Press21 February 2018
Geraint Lloyd-Taylor comments in an article for Pink News, discussing the list of 10 adverts the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority received the most complaints about from the public; with 3 of the top 10 showing LGBT themes.