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Summer Round-up: Deals, booted

16-Sep-2013 | By Kate Beioley

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.

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All 4 one

29-Jul-2013 | By Lucy Burton

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

Gail Crawford

Clouded issues

21 May 2012

IT services are all about the cloud these days, but what’s the attraction and what are the legal risks?

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Grey sky thinking

14 November 2011

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

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Right direction

14 November 2011

The most recent e-discovery practice direction has been pitched just right and should be followed as a matter of course, says Vince Neicho

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Media, Entertainment and Sport Briefings

VAT reforms may result in higher costs for SMEs download subscription

IBB Solicitors 15-Apr-2014

From 2015, companies selling electronic services such as music downloads, books, apps and games will have to charge VAT on the basis of where the customer is resident.

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Media, Entertainment and Sport News


Olswang picks up former Linklaters TMT head in Paris

19-Mar-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Olswang has bolstered its Brussels and Paris offices with the hire of former Linklaters TMT head Sylvie Rousseau. 


Taylor Wessing and K&L Gates score planning permission for new Brentford FC stadium

18-Mar-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Taylor Wessing has strengthened its relationship with Brentford Football Club, advising on its successful planning application for a new 20,000 seat stadium.

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Virgin Media appoints new general counsel from Scripps Networks

17-Mar-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Virgin Media has appointed a new general counsel from American media company Scripps Networks Interactive.

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Media, Entertainment and Sport Opinion

Selin Sinem Erciya

Turkey's new internet law increases state control


Turkey’s new internet regulations are being seen as draconian.

Neil Blundell

Match Fixing: Football’s Hot Topic For 2014


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

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