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Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media

14 May 2021
Arthur Shay NCC invites public comments on amendment to Cable TV Act

Taiwan - Shay & Partners

Following its unsuccessful attempt in 2020 to introduce mandatory binding arbitration into the Cable TV Act, the National Communications Commission (NCC) has proposed an alternative dispute resolution scheme for entertainment licensing between channel operators and cable system operators. The NCC will soon initiate a public consultation on the proposed amendment to the Cable TV Act, which will advocate a new conciliation scheme to be followed by an arbitrary NCC decision on content licence fees.

Author: Arthur Shay
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David McLeish Gambling advertising: never work with animals or children

United Kingdom - Wiggin LLP

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) recently issued two reminders to the gambling industry around various key principles in connection with social responsibility and the use of animals in advertising. The ASA also intends to provide an update in mid-2021 on the outcome of its 2020 public consultation on proposals to introduce new strengthened rules and guidance to better protect children and young and vulnerable people from potential harm relating to gambling advertising.

Author: David McLeish
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