How do deposit systems safeguard film and video content in Europe?
What are the latest developments in advertising law in Europe?What does the future hold for advertising, production placement and sponsoring?
Most countries have put in place tools and mechanisms to allow for the collection of the necessary information on media ownership. Other sources of information are made available by regulatory bodies throughout Europe, and administrative case-law, which is also related to competition issues, completes the picture.
Regional and local broadcasting in Europe – can the voice of the regions still be heard? A report on regional media in Europe published in September 2016.
What future for the rules for VoD services in Europe ?
Is my smart TV working for Big Brother? The European Audiovisual Observatory has published in February 2016 a report entitled "Smart TV and data protection".
Who’s afraid of the big bad data? The face of advertising has changed forever. “Commercial communications” (as they are now known) now exist in an increasingly converged media universe. As a result, the lines between real content and advertising are increasingly unclear.
This IRIS Special issue is a milestone on the way towards greater transparency in the audiovisual sector concerning the regulation of market power. It also highlights the challenges of regulating converged markets and related market power.
This IRIS Special forms a comprehensive overview of the possible regulation of on-demand audiovisual services. After reading this IRIS Special, the somewhat provocative question in the title, "Chaos or Coherence?", can probably be answered by establishing that the regulatory landscape in Europe is characterised by both chaos and coherence.
Legal Observations of the European Audiovisual Observatory
Database on legal information relevant to the audiovisual sector in Europe
Database on the transposition of the AVMS Directive into national legislation
Database on admissions to films released in Europe
Database on TV and on-demand audiovisual services and companies in Europe