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Will Hollywood film help close the UK gender pay gap? download subscription

Shoosmiths 28-Oct-2015

‘Suffragettes’ has brought equality into the limelight once more. 

Rugby World Cup and player safety: is the policing of acts of foul play enough? download subscription

Goodman Derrick 29-Sep-2015

The debate surrounding players’ safety has reignited (if it ever went away), in particular in relation to the potential for head injuries. 

Sport: attitudes to player welfare are changing download subscription

Hudgell Solicitors 24-Sep-2015

World Rugby’s chief medical officer says the rules may have to change to cut number of concussions.

Ahead of the game: employment considerations during big sporting events download subscription

Stewarts Law 24-Sep-2015

Richard Nicolle, partner in the employment department at Stewarts Law, considers the issues that employers can face during major sporting events.

Sport and the free market: should Pandora's box have stayed closed? download subscription

Goodman Derrick 22-Sep-2015

A few years ago the French government seriously tried to make sport fully regulated at EU level on a top-down basis.

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Intellectual Property Briefings

IP Matters, Nov 2015: the footballer and the bad doll; the Batmobile Gotham deserves; and more weblink subscription

Walker Morris 19-Nov-2015

Also: ’Make America Great Again’ TM; another triumpph for Jay Z; and more

EU: ruling on data protection periods for medicinal products download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 18-Nov-2015

Court finds EC’s decisions to grant marketing authorisations for two generic products were consistent with legal provision.

Kazakhstan: a cross-border insight into copyright law download subscription

GRATA Law Firm 17-Nov-2015

There is no system for the obligatory registration of a copyright, and many other facts revealed in this Q&A.

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Tax Briefings

Proposed stamp duty changes for B2L and second homes download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 26-Nov-2015

In his Autumn Statement yesterday, the UK Chancellor announced an increase in the rate of stamp duty land tax

Taxation of termination payments: all change? download subscription

Collyer Bristow 24-Nov-2015

When an employment relationship comes to an end, the tax-efficient structuring of termination payments is key. 

Switzerland: Danish banks' withholding tax refund – the judgment download subscription

Loyens & Loeff 20-Nov-2015

Life just got tougher for financial institutions with pending withholding tax refund claim.

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From the firm of the week

Europe-wide social enterprise proposals download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 21-Oct-2015

New report calls for barriers to growth to be removed.

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Litigation Briefings

Serbia: post-privatisation law changes could put off investors download

JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic 26-Nov-2015

Burden of restitution of confiscated property is being transferred from the state to the investors.

Private landlord Q&A: when there is no forwarding address; and more download

The Sheriffs Office 26-Nov-2015

Also: Do you have to return the deposit when you issue a Section 21; and more

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Information Technology Briefings

New twist in data surveillance legal battle download subscription

No5 Chambers 26-Nov-2015

A legal battle challenging Government legislation on data surveillance took another twist last week as the Court of Appeal referred the case back to the ECJ with questions of its own.

Top five IT trends affecting law firm profitability download subscription

Aderant 25-Nov-2015

Change within law firms and also in their relationships with clients.

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Media/Entertainment/Sport Analysis

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    We can work it out: litigation special report

    Fear of social media-borne reputational damage, cost considerations and judicial pressure are all boosting the uptake of alternative dispute resolution.

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    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

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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?

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    In harmony – the Universal Music/ KWMSJB relationship

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

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    Job watch: Media, entertainment and sport

    It is no secret that sports deals pay handsomely. Gareth Bale’s record-busting transfer, clocking in at £85.3m, proved that this summer and handed an appetising mandate to high-profile Berwin Leighton Paisner sports litigator Graham Shear. Earlier this month Jones Day ...

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    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.

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    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

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    Clouded issues

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