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Katherine Mullally

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Name: Katherine Mullally
Date registered: 14 August 2015

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  1. Italy: E-pharmacies (finally) online — 19 February 2016
  2. Spain: The DGOJ publishes its 2015 Q4 report — 19 February 2016
  3. Bulgaria: Weightlifting Federation banned from Olympics — 2 February 2016
  4. Europe: Traditional cultural expression and the fashion industry- inspiration or misappropriation? — 2 February 2016
  5. The Netherlands: Sports sponsor deal puts further pressure on tax rate — 28 January 2016

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Italy: E-pharmacies (finally) online

by Giulia Zappaterra The last regulatory steps necessary for the launch of e-pharmacies in Italy have been accomplished and this business can finally take off in Italy. Share this

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Spain: The DGOJ publishes its 2015 Q4 report

by Paula Gonzalez The Spanish General Directorate for the Regulation of Gaming Activities (“DGOJ”) has just published through its website the 2015 Q4 report. This document summarizes the activity of the Spanish regulated online market during last quarter of 2015 (October-December). Relevant information with regard to the amounts played, number of participants or advertising issued …

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Bulgaria: Weightlifting Federation banned from Olympics

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued a decision to keep the Bulgarian Weightlifting Federation (BWF) banned from entering the next Olympic Games. Share this

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Europe: Traditional cultural expression and the fashion industry- inspiration or misappropriation?

by Giulia Zappaterra and Sara Balice It is not new that the fashion industry often takes inspiration from designs and method of productions of cultural heritage or traditional know-how of indigenous or local communities. A substantial number of fashion designers rely on indigenous and traditional crafts, block printing and embroidery techniques to create new designs …

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The Netherlands: Sports sponsor deal puts further pressure on tax rate

By Róbin de Wit and Richard van Schaik Yesterday, morning, a national Dutch newspaper reported that Unibet entered into a sponsor agreement with the Royal Dutch Cycling Union. As promoting gambling is still prohibited in the Netherlands, the agreement can only come into force once the new online gambling legislation has been introduced. According to the …

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EUROPE: EU seeks views on cross-border portability

The UK Government is seeking views on the European Commission’s proposal to introduce legislation allowing cross-border portability of digital content services. Share this

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Italy: The Internet of Things after the Jobs Act

By Giulio Coraggio and Giu Zappaterra The new Italian Jobs Act provisions open new opportunities for the usage of Internet of Things technologies aimed at monitoring employees in their working activity.  We covered this issue in a previous post, but since the law has now been approved with some relevant changes, it is important to address the …

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Australia: Do slot (aka “pokie”) machines fall foul of the Australian Consumer Law?

By Jane Collis. Contributing partner – Melinda Upton. The Alliance for Gambling Reform (the Alliance) thinks so. In October 2015, the Alliance’s representatives spoke with the Australian media to announce that the Alliance, which consists of local city councils, religious organisations and not for profits targeting problem gambling and public health, is working on a …

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UK: ATVOD is no more, as Ofcom becomes sole regulator for Video on Demand

Patrick Mitchell and Katie Mullally As of 1 January, ATVOD has been disbanded and Ofcom is now the sole UK regulator for On Demand Programme Services. This follows a torrid couple of years for ATVOD, in which several of its decisions have been overturned on appeal to Ofcom. Share this

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Europe: eCommerce with a compulsory online dispute resolution

by Giulio Coraggio The launch of an online dispute resolution platform by the European Commission might be a milestone for eCommerce and any B2C dispute in Europe. The frequent issue in eCommerce disputes is that consumers are not willing to bear the costs of a dispute since they are excessive compared to the value of …

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