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The growing risk of hacking download subscription

Schillings 28-Apr-2015

Recent cases show that the risks of hacking are growing. Time to wise up, warns Keith Schilling

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”.  

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Intellectual Property Briefings

IP: a clarification on the concept of ‘communication to the public’ download subscription

NCTM 1-May-2015

When EU states can give wider copyright protection.

‘W’ is distinctive and valid as a trademark download

NCTM 1-May-2015

Italian hotel chain told to repay profilts after losing dispute over the letter W

Parallel import remedies: IP issues in Russia and Kazakhstan download subscription

GRATA Law Firm 29-Apr-2015

Trademark rights in the new ’Eurasian Economic Union’.

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Tax Briefings

Election 2015: the Conservative inheritance tax proposals download subscription

Goodman Derrick 1-May-2015

Tories plan to raise the IHT threshold to £1m for married couples and civil partners.

Promises, promises... the election and pensions download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 1-May-2015

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has ploughed through 10 manifestos to see what the parties are offering for employers, savers and pensioners, and outlines the key issues in this briefing.

Bridge is dealt a winning hand: permission to revisit the ‘sport or game’ question download

Gateley 1-May-2015

Tracksuits on, as judge grants review of status that could see bridge organisation reclaim VAT on entry fees. 

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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

Collective consultations: it’s the ‘establishment’ that counts download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 1-May-2015

Less likeliehood of added costs for businesses, but ECJ ruling lights blue touch paper for disputes about what constitutes the affected establishment. 

Briefing for Charities and Social Enterprise, 29 April: appeals time limit; new regulator; and more download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 29-Apr-2015

Also; good practice for annual reports; voluntary sector survey findings; and more

How can regulators promote economic growth? download

Bates Wells Braithwaite 29-Apr-2015

The Government proposes to require regulators to promote economic growth and ease some regulatory burdens, 

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Litigation Briefings

Nominating adjudicators – what not to put in the application form, take two download subscription

Gateley 1-May-2015

If a name is included on the form and the individual does not have a genuine conflict of interest the decision could be unenforceable.

Cross-border insolvency: who can apply for the opening of a secondary procedure? download subscription

NCTM 1-May-2015

The ECJ has held a secondary insolvency proceeding in the member state where the debtor has its registered office may be opened at the request of creditors entitled under the law of that state. 

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Information Technology Briefings

Twitter’s $8bn value crash shows there’s little room for issuer error download subscription

Stewarts Law 1-May-2015

NASDAQ is responsible for running Twitter’s investor relations site, where earnings information was published early.

Wake-up call for law firm web strategy: how to boost your online presence download subscription

Totum 1-May-2015

Now Google has said ’no mobile-friendly, no go’, it’s time to pay more than lip service to the digital world. Article includes top tips from legal marketers.

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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