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    13/06/2024
    United Kingdom

    Recommerce Reads - The Resale Revolution: key legal watch-outs for the rise of recommerce

    Pre-loved, circular, second-hand: however you describe it, the resale industry has experienced huge growth in recent years, with opportunities for businesses and consumers alike. Particular growth has been witnessed for the fashion industry, with the global second-hand fashion market expected to grow three times faster on average than the global apparel market overall, and sales forecast to reach $350bn by 2027 (ThredUp, Resale Report 2023). Reselling is, of course, not a new concept, but the proliferation of second-hand sales online has pushed it closer towards the mainstream.At CMS, our lawyers...
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    12/06/2024
    Países Bajos

    ACM fines Epic Games after ruling Fortnite encouraged children to buy

    The Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) fined Epic Games International S.à.r.l. EUR 1.125 million for unfair commercial practices aimed at children. With the online game Fortnite, the ACM found that Epic used deceptive and aggressive tactics to induce children to make in-game purchases, violating the Dutch Unfair Commercial Practices Act. FortniteFortnite is a last-man-standing online game in which players control a character. The game is free to download and play, but paid purchases can be made in the Fortnite ‘Item Shop’, the game’s digital store...
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    03/06/2024
    Belgium

    The Belgian Competition Authority accepts Telenet’s commitments relating to the broadcasting rights for cyclo-cross races

    GB FR
    In 2015, Telenet, Belgium’s largest television cable provider, and the V.Z.W. Verenigde veldritorganisatoren (V.V.) and the Union Cycliste Internationale (U.C.I.), both owners of cyclo-cross races broadcasting rights, concluded an exclusive agreement on broadcasting rights for, respectively, the Superprestige and the UCI World Cup cyclo-cross races for a duration of five years.Following a complaint by Proximus, in November 2015 the Competition College of the Belgian Competition Authority imposed interim measures on Telenet and the V.V., confirming a prima facie infringement of competition...
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    31/05/2024
    United Kingdom

    Land-based Gambling: DCMS Consultation Response

    Following its consultation on “measures relating to the land-based gambling sector”, DCMS published its response on 16 May 2024, broadly proceeding as planned with its proposed reforms.Since then, the Government has announced that a general election will be held on 4 July, raising the question of whether or not this could hinder the implementation progress of these reforms, as well as those other areas still being consulted on by DCMS and/or requiring legislative change to implement.Consultation responseBroadly speaking, the aim of the Consultation - which you can find our note on here...
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    29/05/2024
    United Kingdom

    The Media Bill receives Royal Assent and becomes the Media Act 2024

    At 8.32pm on Friday 24th May 2024, moments before Parliament was prorogued prior to the upcoming general election, the long-anticipated Media Bill was given Royal Assent and officially became the Media Act 2024. Two years ago the Government published its White Paper ("Up next - the government's vision for the broadcasting sector"), which proposed to introduce the most radical shift to the regulation of UK media in two decades (since the Communications Act 2003). The Draft Media Bill came a year later, and after some wrangling in the two Chambers of Parliament in the last 14 months, a surprise call...
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    24/05/2024
    United Kingdom

    Update: The Media Bill expected to become the Media Act before the general election

    On Wednesday 22nd May 2024, Rishi Sunak surprised many by calling a general election, set to take place just 6 weeks after Wednesday’s announcement, on 4th July. This decision means that Parliament will be prorogued today (24th May), ending this parliamentary session and returning MPs to their constituencies, before it is dissolved on 30th May, marking the official end of this Parliament before the election. All outstanding parliamentary bills must be passed before Parliament is prorogued to become law prior to the election, giving MPs till the end of the day to vote on and pass outstanding...
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