Reports

25th Aug 2021

British Screen Forum to IPO Consultation on Future Regime for Exhaustion of IP rights

British Screen Forum submitted a response to the IPO on the UK’s future regime for exhaustion of IP rights

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10th Aug 2021

Members Briefing: Copyright Update August 2021

British Screen Forum has published a confidential briefing on copyright as part of an occasional series. It aims to inform, but does not constitute legal advice. Anyone intending to take action in relation to the issues discussed should consult a lawyer.

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26th Jul 2021

July 2021 Insight Report

Sessions: Chris Rice (Co-President, Endeavor Content) on the role of Endeavor Content in the screen sectors, its business model, and its future; Susanna White (Film Director and Director, TIME’S UP UK) and Karen Baxter (Partner, Lewis Silkin) on workplace issues highlighted by the TIME’S UP movement; and Claire Enders (Founder, Enders Analysis) and Dame Heather Rabbatts DBE (Founder, Women’s Sports Group) on the current state of sports rights and their future in live broadcast and the recent boom in rights deals for women’s sports and how this is advancing the global rise of women’s sport.

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11th Jun 2021

Copyright Briefing on Article 17 – June 2021

British Screen Forum has published a confidential briefing on Article 17 of the EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (DSMD). It aims to inform, but does not constitute legal advice. Anyone
intending to take action in relation to the issues discussed should consult a lawyer.

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3rd Jun 2021

British Screen Forum Response to HM Treasury and HMRC Consultation on R&D Tax Reliefs

British Screen Forum submitted a response to the HM Treasury and HMRC Consultation on R&D Tax Reliefs

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24th May 2021

May 2021 Insight Report

Sessions: Simon Pitts (Chief Executive, STV) on the strategy and future plans of STV, including establishing STV as Scotland’s home of news and entertainment by maximising the value of their broadcast business through delivering high quality, cost-effective news and entertainment, driving digital growth through the STV Player, and building STV Studios into a world-class production company; Roberto Olla (Executive Director, Eurimages) on the recently adopted changes to Eurimages designed to bring about quicker, fairer funding decisions, to deliver greater expertise and efficiency in decision-making processes, and to establish an executive committee to take rapid decisions on day-to-day management and a board of management responsible for defining the fund’s policy and adopting operating rules; Councillor Darren Rodwell (Leader, Barking and Dagenham Council) on the recently announced Eastbrook Studios London, located in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, and how it is an example of the screen sectors being used to help drive local economic recovery; and Simeon Thornton (Director, Competition and Markets Authority) on the design and implementation of the UK’s new pro-competition regime for digital markets following a consultation in 2020 and the introduction of the Digital Markets Unit.

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