Media, Entertainment and Sport Analysis
Footie and telecoms dominate our regular round-up of recent M&A activity, as the threat of rising interest rates kick-started activity among organisations.
Keeping cutting-edge Channel 4 TV shows on the rails calls for some radical action by its in-house lawyers. No wonder they are award-winners
IT services are all about the cloud these days, but what’s the attraction and what are the legal risks?
Cloud computing can provide benefits when it comes to e-disclosure but is still rife with potential pitfalls. Daniel Kavan advises implementing clear processes before the cloud is introduced
The most recent e-discovery practice direction has been pitched just right and should be followed as a matter of course, says Vince Neicho
Media, Entertainment and Sport Briefings
Where administrators use leasehold premises for the benefit of the administration, they should pay the rent attributable to that period as an expense of the administration.
Media, Entertainment and Sport News
Sports giant Nike sets out to be a trendsetter in the world of sport and fashion. In legal circles the global retailer, which generates global revenues of $25bn annually, is again helping to set new trends by choosing an alliance of independent firms to cover its European legal needs over a single international firm.
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s (RSC) new general counsel, Marina Zain, is to put together the theatre company’s inaugural panel of legal advisers.
Swedish music rights organisation Svenska Tonsättares Internationella Musikbyrå (STIM) has promoted its general counsel to acting CEO following the resignation of Kenth Muldin.
Media, Entertainment and Sport Opinion
Turkey’s new internet regulations are being seen as draconian.
With the World Cup in Brazil looming but match fixing on the rise, it is to be hoped that 2014 be remembered for sporting reasons rather than for scandals