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The future of television—a legal update

The future of television—a legal update
Published on: 06 August 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • The future of television—a legal update
  • House of Lords inquiry and regulatory developments
  • IR35
  • Brexit
  • DSM Copyright Directive
  • AVMS Directive
  • Digital Single Market
  • Conclusions

Article summary

TMT Analysis: In the last decade, the TV industry has seen dramatic changes. The evolution in viewer habits, inflation in production budgets, increased use of data analytics and new technologies and, of course, the meteoric growth of video on demand (VOD) platforms like Netflix and Amazon (and new players like Disney Plus and Apple TV), have all been widely discussed. Unsurprisingly, policy makers have not kept pace and are only now starting to legislate for this new frontier. Emilie Edwards, of Clintons, discusses the legal and regulatory changes on the horizon that every TV programme maker and practitioner in the TV sector should be aware of as well as some of the ways agreements may be updated in anticipation of these new laws. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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