The growing risk of hacking download subscription
Recent cases show that the risks of hacking are growing. Time to wise up, warns Keith Schilling
Canada: simplifying audio-visual productions download subscription
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
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
The laws on entertainment are to be further relaxed.
General election: the Lobbying Act and self-censorship download subscription
Many charities are self-censoring their campaigning activities to avoid satisfying the “purpose test”.
General election: campaigning and advertising subscription
Online dating site hit with anti-spam fine subscription
Top Gear stalls: crunch time for Clarkson? subscription
The future of Formula 1 subscription
Intellectual Property Briefings
IP: a clarification on the concept of ‘communication to the public’ download subscription
When EU states can give wider copyright protection.
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
Trademark rights in the new ’Eurasian Economic Union’.
Election 2015: the Conservative inheritance tax proposals download subscription
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 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.
Tracksuits on, as judge grants review of status that could see bridge organisation reclaim VAT on entry fees.
Celebrity hacking scandal — does the buck stop here? download subscription
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
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
Also; good practice for annual reports; voluntary sector survey findings; and more
The Government proposes to require regulators to promote economic growth and ease some regulatory burdens,
Nominating adjudicators – what not to put in the application form, take two download subscription
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
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.
Information Technology Briefings
Twitter’s $8bn value crash shows there’s little room for issuer error download subscription
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
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.
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
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?
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
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