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Online dating site hit with anti-spam fine download subscription

Dentons 26-Mar-2015

 Lack of a clear and prominent ‘unsubscribe’ mechanism sees Plentyoffish shell out $50k in Canada.

Advertising industry continues to push the boundaries download subscription

Dentons 23-Mar-2015

In 2014 the Advertising Standards Authority received (yet again) a record number of complaints.

Top Gear stalls: crunch time for Clarkson? download subscription

Gateley 12-Mar-2015

Is the writing finally on the wall for the controversial journalist? 

The future of Formula 1 download subscription

Gateley 3-Mar-2015

As the start of the 2015 F1 season looms, it was announced last week that the insolvent Marussia team may be in a position to join the others on the grid, racing as Manor.

Privatise BBC Three? – I don’t believe it download subscription

Goodman Derrick 19-Feb-2015

Could private bidders buy a chunk of the BBC and stop BBC Three from becoming an internet-only channel? Paul Herbert considers the challenges the bidders are likely to face.

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Intellectual Property Briefings

SPCs and combination products: basic patent on a sole ingredient cannot double as basic patent for combination download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 25-Mar-2015

On 12 March 2015 the CJEU gave its ruling in Actavis v Boehringer Ingelheim, yet another reference from the UK courts regarding the interpretation of the SPC Regulation 469/2009.

3D printing at home: what does it mean for retailers and IP owners? download subscription

Eversheds 24-Mar-2015

Retailers must reassess their place in a world where businesses can manufacture products more cheaply and consumers could soon be making their own goods.

Small businesses offered IP toolkit download subscription

B P Collins 24-Mar-2015

A new toolkit has been launched for small businesses, to help them make the most of their intellectual property and attract new investments.

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Tax Briefings

Taxing times for Guernsey pension scheme members download subscription

Collas Crill 27-Mar-2015

The island’s income tax law has been amended. Karen Farman explains how the changes will impact non­-residents.

Cayman FATCA portal opens for business download subscription

Conyers Dill & Pearman 26-Mar-2015

The Cayman Automatic Exchange of Information Portal is now open and a user guide is available to help smooth the process of making filings.

Cayman Islands FATCA reporting – an update download subscription

Carey Olsen 26-Mar-2015

The Cayman Islands Tax Information Authority launched its online portal for the automatic exchange of tax information.

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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

Commission must be included in holiday pay download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 27-Mar-2015

Employment Tribunal confirms that UK legislation can be interpreted in line with an earlier ECJ judgment.

Bates Wells Braithwaite charities and social enterprise briefing – Charity Commission; new SIB scheme; new social housing regulations; and more download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 26-Mar-2015

The latest developments in the charities sector.

Budget 2015: reflections for businesses and investors download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 23-Mar-2015

Highlighting the measures that are most relevant to law firms and their clients.

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Litigation Briefings

No protection against retaliation for merely sustaining a workplace injury download subscription

Dentons 27-Mar-2015

Canada’s Occupational Health and Safety Act may protect employees against retaliation for asserting their rights, but not for merely sustaining an injury.

Commission must be included in holiday pay download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 27-Mar-2015

Employment Tribunal confirms that UK legislation can be interpreted in line with an earlier ECJ judgment.

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Information Technology Briefings

3D printing at home: what does it mean for retailers and IP owners? download subscription

Eversheds 24-Mar-2015

Retailers must reassess their place in a world where businesses can manufacture products more cheaply and consumers could soon be making their own goods.

Data Issues Roundup: “misleading” pensions cold texts; police data on demonstrators download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 24-Mar-2015

ICO warns financial call centre to stop sending pensions texts, alluding to the fact that the messages were “misleading”.

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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