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Advertising of broadband prices may be leaving consumers dazed and confused

A new research study conducted by Ofcom and the Advertising Standards Authority (‘ASA’) has ruled that the current industry-wide approach to broadband price advertising is “likely to confuse and mislead” consumers....more

1/26/2016 - Advertising Standards Authority Broadband Misleading Impressions OFCOM Product Pricing UK

Upper Tribunal Decision in Samarkand and Proteus

The long-awaited Upper Tribunal Decision in the Samarkand and Proteus case has been published. The case relates to statutory sale and leaseback partnerships with partners claiming losses under the film acquisition relief...more

5/4/2015 - HMRC Partnerships UK

The UK and China agree film co-production treaty to boost ‘Chinewood’

On 23 April, the UK and China signed a landmark film co-production treaty (the “Treaty”) with the aim of encouraging closer cultural ties between the UK and China. The Treaty offers a unique opportunity for UK films to...more

7/10/2014 - China Motion Picture Industry Trade Policy Treaties UK

Media Plurality

Reed Smith is releasing this client alert, as the deadline for submitted responses to the following DCMS recommendations is on 22 October – just one week away. Executive Summary - On 30 July 2013, following...more

10/16/2013 - Media UK

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