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Canada: simplifying audio-visual productions download subscription

Dentons 8-Apr-2015

This comparison chart aims to simplify the process of structuring the production of an audio-visual production in Canada.

Does the FIFA ban on third-party ownership infringe EU law? download subscription

Goodman Derrick 8-Apr-2015

The latest football/finance issue to rear its head is ‘third-party ownership’ of football players.

More cheer for the licensed trade – sing and dance away! download subscription

Winckworth Sherwood 1-Apr-2015

The laws on entertainment are to be further relaxed.

General election: the Lobbying Act and self-censorship download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 1-Apr-2015

Many charities are self-censoring their campaigning activities to avoid satisfying the “purpose test”.  

General election: campaigning and advertising download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 1-Apr-2015

From mud-slinging to online ads – the key legal issues facing political parties on the campaign trail.

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Intellectual Property Briefings

Champagne anyone? ‘Geographical indications’, IP and the transatlantic trade deal download subscription

NCTM 16-Apr-2015

Geographical Indications have caused EU/US conflict for years but can agreement be found in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership? This paper suggests the solution must be rooted in IP law.

Cigarettes, plain packaging and trademarks weblink subscription

Walker Morris 13-Apr-2015

In March, MPs backed legislation for the plain packaging of cigarettes. Health campaigners have welcomed the news; tobacco companies have not.

Green Smoke, Greenworld and distinctiveness weblink subscription

Walker Morris 13-Apr-2015

Contrasting decisions involving applications for registrations of the respective marks GREEN SMOKE and GREENWORLD are instructive in highlighting registry approaches to the concept of distinctiveness.

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Tax Briefings

Switzerland’s anti-money laundering measures: has the fight against organised crime been successful? download subscription

Prager Dreifuss 21-Apr-2015

Financial intermediaries take centre stage as Swiss anti-organised crime measures are updated.

Russia: 2014 tax filing download subscription

Dentons 21-Apr-2015

Less than one month remains to the deadline for filing 2014 tax returns in Russia.

Across the EUniverse, issue 1: e-books VAT battle; freedom of personal data; shareholders’ rights revisited; and more download subscription

NCTM 21-Apr-2015

Legal implications of the latest moves in Brussels.

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Featured briefing

Celebrity hacking scandal — does the buck stop here? download subscription

Schillings 7-Oct-2014

One positive that has come out of the recent wave of uncomfortably private photos being brandished is that not everyone wants to look at them.

From the firm of the week

Charities: watch out for immigration issues during a restructure download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 21-Apr-2015

Chetal Patel and Anna Przewoznik outline the issues and explain how careful planning is the key to avoiding unpleasant surprises.

Briefing for Charities and Social Enterprise: e-marketing rap; Jehovah’s Witnesses; gunmen; and more download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 16-Apr-2015

Also in this issue, the value of the arts.

Charities and social enterprises newsletter: charities’ accounts; lottery regulation; sports clubs; and more download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 13-Apr-2015

Also in this issue: then new public contracts regulations and the Consumer Rights Act.

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Litigation Briefings

Assets of community value rules: should construction industry raise a toast or drown its sorrows? weblink subscription

Walker Morris 21-Apr-2015

Have regulations aimed at protecting assets of local value and importance had a negative impact on the construction and development industries?

Settlement offers: revised Part 36 comes in weblink subscription

Ince & Co 21-Apr-2015

A time-limited offer was not previously capable of being a valid Part 36 offer. This has now changed.

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Information Technology Briefings

Across the EUniverse, issue 1: e-books VAT battle; freedom of personal data; shareholders’ rights revisited; and more download subscription

NCTM 21-Apr-2015

Legal implications of the latest moves in Brussels.

Life imprisonment for cyber crime – a real possibility download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 21-Apr-2015

The new offence of cyber crime that causes material damage to human welfare or national security is punishable by life. 

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Media/Entertainment/Sport Analysis

  • Panel reviews

    Panel reviews 2014: The chosen ones

    Which firms are cutting it in this era of slimline rosters, and who are the GC new brooms making clean sweeps? The Lawyer can reveal all

  • money

    How to grow PEP by 46 per cent: a lesson from Osborne Clarke

    The firm’s revenue is up 26 per cent and profit per equity partner up 46 per cent, but just what is the secret behind the massive growth at Osborne Clarke?

  • universal

    In harmony – the Universal Music/ KWMSJB relationship

    How music giant Universal and its external legal adviser maintain a harmonious and enduring working relationship 

  • Bale

    Summer Round-up: Deals, booted

    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.

  • C4 team

    All 4 one

    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

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

  • digital map 150

    Place matters

    With so many tools of communication now in use, identifying the locations of stored data and their various laws regarding disclosure is essential, say Phil Beckett and Tristan Jenkinson

  • blueprint 150

    Good looking

    An updated e-discovery direction means laying the groundwork for a search will be a key component of success. Adam Clemens’ message is clear: be prepared