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IPO Watch — GoPro, Tuniu, Alibaba and Cynk Technologies download subscription

Kemp Little 17-Jul-2014

It’s been a great few weeks for tech manufacturer GoPro. The tech manufacturer held its IPO on 26 June 2014 and priced its shares at $24.

George Clooney defends future mother-in-law against Daily Mail download subscription

Schillings 14-Jul-2014

George Clooney has released a long statement condemning the Daily Mail for what he claims was a ‘completely fabricated’ article about his fiancée Amal Alamuddin’s mother.

2014 second-quarter issues/programmes list advisory for broadcast stations download subscription

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 4-Jul-2014

The next Quarterly Issues/Programs List must be placed in stations’ public inspection files by 10 July 2014.

2014 second-quarter children’s television programming documentation download subscription

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 4-Jul-2014

The next Children’s Television Programming Report must be filed with the FCC and placed in stations’ public inspection files by 10 July 2014.

World Cup fever — an employer’s survival guide weblink subscription

Walker Morris 2-Jul-2014

The World Cup runs until 13 July and from past experience we know it can give rise to a few employment challenges.

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Intellectual Property Briefings

Judge Stark overhauls patent practices in District of Delaware: 10 key changes download subscription

DLA Piper 22-Jul-2014

The same day he took the reins as chief judge for the District of Delaware, Judge Leonard P Stark substantially overhauled his patent practices. 

US Supreme Court rules in Aereo TV copyright case download subscription

Goodman Derrick 18-Jul-2014

US broadcasters have won an important battle in their efforts to prevent an unlicensed service from providing online real-time streaming of their broadcasts.

Is ‘combination of features’ dead for unregistered Community design rights? download subscription

Shoosmiths 17-Jul-2014

A seven-year battle between Karen Millen and Dunnes Stores looks set to be nearing an end after the European Court of Justice ruled in favour of Karen Millen.

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Tax Briefings

Getting it right: how to make a successful application for the appointment of provisional liquidators download subscription

Mourant Ozannes 23-Jul-2014

The main job of a judge is to determine and uphold rights of property ownership, so applications to appoint provisional liquidators tend to go against the judicial grain.

Tax Newsletter — May/June 2014: review of PRC and Hong Kong tax developments download subscription

DLA Piper 23-Jul-2014

DLA Piper’s May/June 2014 edition of its Tax Newsletter provides a review of People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong tax developments.

Italian tax changes: implications for medium- and long-term banking arrangements download subscription

Eversheds 23-Jul-2014

International retail businesses that have businesses or subsidiaries with banking facilities in Italy should be aware of recent tax changes within the country.

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The perils of ‘revenge porn’ — part two download subscription

Collyer Bristow 18-Jul-2014

One in 10 ex-partners have threatened to expose risqué images of their ex-partner online, with around 20 sites operating in the UK where people can view revenge porn images.

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George Clooney defends future mother-in-law against Daily Mail download subscription

Schillings 14-Jul-2014

George Clooney has released a long statement condemning the Daily Mail for what he claims was a ‘completely fabricated’ article about his fiancée Amal Alamuddin’s mother.

Divorce proceedings become more reportable following High Court judgment download subscription

Schillings 9-Jul-2014

Up until now, journalists have been allowed to sit in private divorce hearings but they have, in most cases, been unable to report on most of what they hear.

Is the ‘right to be forgotten’ becoming a sure-fire way of being remembered? download subscription

Schillings 4-Jul-2014

It looks as if for some the ‘right to be forgotten’ may quickly become a sure-fire way of being remembered.  

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Litigation Briefings

The Data Protection Act: a stone to sling at the Facebook Goliath? download subscription

Collyer Bristow 23-Jul-2014

The recently reported and much criticised Facebook survey deliberately manipulated almost 700,000 account-holder newsfeeds and monitored the results.

Getting it right: how to make a successful application for the appointment of provisional liquidators download subscription

Mourant Ozannes 23-Jul-2014

The main job of a judge is to determine and uphold rights of property ownership, so applications to appoint provisional liquidators tend to go against the judicial grain.

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Information Technology Briefings

The Data Protection Act: a stone to sling at the Facebook Goliath? download subscription

Collyer Bristow 23-Jul-2014

The recently reported and much criticised Facebook survey deliberately manipulated almost 700,000 account-holder newsfeeds and monitored the results.

Update from UK Information Commissioner’s Office download subscription

Dentons 23-Jul-2014

Christopher Graham spoke at the recent Privacy Laws & Business Conference in Cambridge, UK. Here is an update of the main points.

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    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

  • GPS 150

    Right direction

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