Advertising law and regulation

Advertising law and regulation guidance:

This Practice Note introduces and considers the general principles that apply to the advertising and promotion of medicinal products as well as the accompanying rules on...

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This Practice Note focuses on gambling-specific rules for advertising: • Key provisions • Gambling Act 2005 • CAP and BCAP Codes • Children • Free bets and bonuses •...

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This Practice Note introduces the laws and regulations governing advertising in general and covers: • Regulatory regime overview • Non-broadcast advertising • Broadcast...

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This Practice Note summarises key issues that arise when advertising to children. It covers: • Legislation • CAP and BCAP Codes • Food and drink • Gambling • Sales...

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Law and guidance on BPR 2008 This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the Business Protection from Misleading Marketing Regulations 2008...

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Many businesses wish to promote their goods or services by reference to those of a competitor to gain a commercial advantage. For example, a business may seek to...

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Unlike many other countries, the UK has no unfair competition law. Brand owners seeking to prevent competitors from marketing 'copycat' products or using misleading...

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Environmental claims This Practice Note summarises the principal controls surrounding the use of environmental claims in advertising and covers the following key areas:...

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This Practice Note considers the law and practice in relation to food advertising to consumers, including: • Legislative framework • General considerations regarding food...

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Click here to download the latest Advertising & Marketing 2019 report 2019, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are...

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The rules applicable to advertising in the UK are found in both legislation and in self-regulatory industry codes of practice. A key principle is that advertising must be...

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The use of metatags and keyword advertising is legal, but has led to litigation where website owners have used the trade marks of competitors as keywords to divert web...

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Statutory framework for advertisement control The advertisement control system in England and Wales is part of the planning control system. In England, this is regulated...

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Background This Practice Note sets out the main legal and regulatory issues to consider when planning and approving a print advertising campaign. Despite the rapid growth...

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Regulation of price claims and promises This Practice Note summarises the key issues to consider when indicating prices and making price promises and other price claims...

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This Practice Note examines the advertising of goods or services in certain sectors which have sector-specific rules imposed by regulatory bodies, statute, trade bodies...

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Regulation of consumer credit advertisements On 1 April 2014, the regulation of consumer credit firms came under the supervision of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)....

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The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) and The Company, Limited Liability Partnership and Business (Names and Trading Disclosures) Regulations 2015 (the Names and Trading...

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