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Francis Keepfer

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Name: Francis Keepfer
Date registered: 11 August 2017

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  1. Report on the potential impact of Brexit published — 26 January 2018
  2. CAP launches new guidance on advertising ‘free trials’ or other promotional offer subscriptions — 1 December 2017
  3. UK Autumn Budget 2017 — 23 November 2017
  4. Ofcom launches revised rules on consumer protection and nuisance calls — 29 September 2017
  5. UK – Gambling Commission – Revised Remote Gambling and Software Technical Standards — 31 August 2017

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Report on the potential impact of Brexit published

By Francis Keepfer and Patrick Mitchell The House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee has this week released a report on the potential impact of Brexit on the creative industries, tourism and the digital single market. The report draws a number of conclusions and makes various recommendations to the UK Government in relation …

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CAP launches new guidance on advertising ‘free trials’ or other promotional offer subscriptions

By Francis Keepfer The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) has this week launched new guidance on the advertisement of ‘free trials’ or other similar promotional offer subscriptions. The guidance has been issued as part of National Consumer Week 2017 which this year is focusing on subscriptions and subscription traps. Working in collaboration with other organisations …

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UK Autumn Budget 2017

KEY POINTS On Wednesday 22 November, the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered his Autumn 2017 Budget. The most significant announcement (though absent from the Chancellor’s speech) was that, from April 2019, the UK will be imposing UK tax on gains made by non-residents disposing of UK commercial property whether directly or via property-rich companies …

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Ofcom launches revised rules on consumer protection and nuisance calls

By Francis Keepfer The UK telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has launched a review of its General Conditions of Entitlement (the regulatory rules that all UK communications providers (CPs) must follow in order to operate) and a consultation on updating its guidance concerning the provision of calling line identification (CLI) facilities. Share this

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UK – Gambling Commission – Revised Remote Gambling and Software Technical Standards

By Jonathan Salt Following a consultation in October 2016, the Gambling Commission (Commission) has recently announced revised remote gambling and software technical standards (RTS) aimed at ensuring that online operators offer consumers a uniformed set of tools to monitor their gambling activities in the United Kingdom. Prior to the consultation, the RTS has remained generally …

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