Sheridans represents PSBs, multi-channel, and specialist broadcasters on an on-demand basis and using interactive and other enhanced television services.
Sheridans’ broadcasting lawyers have accumulated a huge amount of experience in every stage of the process, from the production of relevant content through to its provision for television, radio and digital media including broadband, mobile phones, via apps and on tablets. The Broadcasting Group is not merely focused on the legal issues, but also provides commercial and practical business guidance on everything from licence applications to uplinking agreements, conditional access services agreements, subscriber management, EPG arrangements, set-top box agreements, the play out of material and compliance issues. Sheridans has led the way in advising clients on advertiser funded programming and its regulatory impact.
Advice is provided on all aspects of the OFCOM Codes and related regulations including the ATVOD rules, UK communications legislation and the relevant European Directives. Members of the firm also regularly participate in OFCOM consultations, either on behalf of clients or in their own right.