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Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence - November 2013

BETTING AND GAMING - UK: 12-year ban for snooker match fixing - The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association has suspended snooker player Stephen Lee for 12 years after he was found guilty of match fixing....more

11/5/2013 - Gaming Match Fixing Sports Betting

Copyright period for performers and musicians extended by 20 years

1 November 2013 sees the Copyright and Duration of Rights in Performance Regulation 2013 come into force. The UK Law implements EU Directive 2011/77/EU which extends the term of copyright for artists who preform in recordings...more

11/4/2013 - Copyright EU Public Performance Rights UK

CLA and NLA partner to streamline copyright licensing for UK educational institutions

NLA media access Ltd. (NLA) and The Copyright Licensing Agency Ltd. (CLA) last month announced a partnership that aims to “streamline and simplify copyright licensing for UK schools and higher education”....more

10/21/2013 - Colleges Copyright Licensing Rules UK Universities

UK: Government’s Culture Media and Sport Committee launches inquiry into online safety

The committee which reports to the UK Parliament on the activities of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport is seeking input on various aspects of online safety. This inquiry is part of the Government’s campaign to make...more

8/28/2013 - Internet Proposed Legislation Safety Precautions UK

European Court upholds UK list of “crown jewel” TV events

On 18 July the Court of Justice of the European Union (the “CJEU”) handed down its judgement in FIFA and UEFA’s on-going struggle around the listing of the World Cup and European Championships as free-to-air events....more

7/23/2013 - CJEU EU European Commission Sports Television Programming UK

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