Kate Vernon

Kate Vernon

DLA Piper

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Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence - May 2015 (Global)

COPYRIGHT - Belgium: Even a world famous painter needs to respect copyright - It has been held that the well-known Belgian painter Luc Tuymans breached professional photographer Katrijn Van Giel's copyright through his...more

5/8/2015 - AgCom Anti-Doping Issues ASADA Australia China Copyright Cross-Border Data Breach Digital Media Doping EU Gambling Internet Internet of Things Italy Museums Photographs Piracy Privacy Laws Romania Salary Caps Social Media Sports Television Programming UK

Competition and Markets Authority to consider grocery pricing practices

The Which? super-complaint - On 21 April 2015, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) received a super-complaint from the consumer organisation Which? in respect of perceived concerns about misleading and opaque...more

4/29/2015 - Antitrust Investigations CMA Consumer Complaint System Enforcement Actions Fast Track Process Grocery Stores Misleading Impressions Product Pricing UK

The European Commission’s Scrutiny of Online Platforms – A push for the Digital Single Market

The Digital Single Market - The creation of a Digital Single Market is set to be the new priority for the European Commission (the “EC“). In the past week the Commission has been more vocal about its desire to see more...more

4/7/2015 - Digital Downloads Digital Single Market EU Online Platforms

European Commission reduces notification burden for more mergers

SUMMARY - The European Commission ("Commission") has announced its plans to both reshape the simplified merger notification process within the framework of the EUMR1 in order to extend the option of simplified...more

12/11/2013 - Acquisition Agreements Acquisitions Commercial Contracts EU European Commission International Tax Issues Merger Agreements Mergers Notifications Premerger Notifications

Regulatory Risk: Pharmaceutical sector — clarification on approach to market definition for prescription medicines

SUMMARY - A decision handed down by the UK Court of Appeal earlier this month provides useful guidance on the correct approach to defining the market in relation to pharmaceutical products. The Court of Appeal held...more

12/2/2013 - Marketing Pharmaceutical Industry Prescription Drugs

The European Commission Proposes Directive On Private Damages Actions

The European Commission ("Commission") last week published a proposed directive on rules governing private damages actions in the EU ("Draft Directive"). Companies and consumers are increasingly seeking to claim damages for...more

6/27/2013 - Competition Damages Disclosure Requirements EU European Commission Joint and Several Liability

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