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What does the law say about gambling advertisements on TV?

Gambling advertisements flicker across television screens, enticing viewers with the promise of big wins. However, this captivating industry operates within a complex web of regulations. Understanding the laws governing these advertisements, without clear headers identifying them, is crucial for broadcasters and advertisers. Several key reasons underpin the regulations surrounding gambling advertisements: ● They exist to […]

June 27, 2024

Ofcom sets out ad co-regulatory plans

Ofcom has set out proposals to renew its co-regulatory arrangements with the Advertising Standards Authority for the regulation of broadcast, on demand and video sharing platform advertising. Under the current arrangements, the ASA acts as the frontline regulator and Ofcom provides a statutory backstop. The longstanding co-regulatory system, which was first established in 2004, has […]

June 7, 2024By Colin Mann