Will Hollywood film help close the UK gender pay gap? download subscription
‘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
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
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
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
A few years ago the French government seriously tried to make sport fully regulated at EU level on a top-down basis.
Ashley Madison – know your legal rights subscription
Intellectual Property Briefings
IP Matters, Nov 2015: the footballer and the bad doll; the Batmobile Gotham deserves; and more subscription
Also: ’Make America Great Again’ TM; another triumpph for Jay Z; and more
EU: ruling on data protection periods for medicinal products download subscription
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
There is no system for the obligatory registration of a copyright, and many other facts revealed in this Q&A.
Proposed stamp duty changes for B2L and second homes download subscription
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
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
Life just got tougher for financial institutions with pending withholding tax refund claim.
Burden of restitution of confiscated property is being transferred from the state to the investors.
Also: Do you have to return the deposit when you issue a Section 21; and more
Information Technology Briefings
New twist in data surveillance legal battle download subscription
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
Change within law firms and also in their relationships with clients.
Fear of social media-borne reputational damage, cost considerations and judicial pressure are all boosting the uptake of alternative dispute resolution.
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
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?
How music giant Universal and its external legal adviser maintain a harmonious and enduring working relationship
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 ...
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.
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
IT services are all about the cloud these days, but what’s the attraction and what are the legal risks?