Other hot topics included the impact of implementation of a smoking ban in indoor and some outdoor public places and the restriction on advertising by the gaming industry. Dickinson Wright lawyer Bob Stocker participated in the conference and related press conference and addressed Internet gaming regulations and the impact of smoking bans and advertising restrictions on the gaming industry. The conference also conducted a special work session on responsible gaming, with an emphasis on the European approach to addressing responsible gaming issues. … [Read more...] about Eastern European Gaming Summit
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The Summit agreed that the allocation of international sports events to a country must include the necessary guarantees to ensure equal treatment for the participating athletes and sporting delegations, without any form of discrimination or political interference from the host country. This is in accordance with the basic principles of non-discrimination and autonomy which govern the Olympic Movement and which are recognised by various UN General Assembly resolutions, most recently that of 3 December 2018. … [Read more...] about Malaysia Stripped of 2019 Paralympic Games After Ban on Israeli Competitors
A lot has happened this year in Matera, the Southern Italian city now in the international spotlight as the 2019 European Capital of Culture. The ‘Atlas of the City’s Emotions’ will be open to the public until 31st July, accessible with the Matera 2019 Passport which grants visitors access to every aspect of the Capital of Culture experience. This moving communal artwork has been presented as a multi-sensory installation piece in the Library, but the work has come to life in several other ways too: through the art Stefano Faravelli and his group of 40 artists; in the form of choreography by dancer Heike Hennig; and in writing thanks to author Alessandro Baricco, who has adapted part of the project alongside young writers from the Holden School in Turin. … [Read more...] about Locals are the lifeblood of entertainment in Matera, European Capital of Culture
Why is the UK taking part in the EU elections? The government confirmed the country would be taking part in the EU elections in early May after May administration was forced to push back the date it was leaving the bloc because MPs could not get a majority for her withdrawal agreement. … [Read more...] about European election results 2019: Who won the most UK seats?
Behind the scenes access at the European Parliament Rolling blog updates Check out our EU election guides here: What do MEPs do? MEPs are elected to represent regions in some countries, like Italy, while in others, such as Germany, they have the whole country as their constituency. … [Read more...] about European elections 2019: The key results — in one minute