Media, Entertainment and Sport News
Footballing female lawyers could soon join their male counterparts with their own legal football league.
The Court of Appeal (CoA) has said a Guardian reporter should be able to see contentious secret letters written by Prince Charles to the Government, quashing an order by the Attorney General to avoid revealing them.
Sports giant Nike sets out to be a trendsetter in the world of sport and fashion. In legal circles the global retailer, which generates global revenues of $25bn annually, is again helping to set new trends by choosing an alliance of independent firms to cover its European legal needs over a single international firm.
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s (RSC) new general counsel, Marina Zain, is to put together the theatre company’s inaugural panel of legal advisers.
Swedish music rights organisation Svenska Tonsättares Internationella Musikbyrå (STIM) has promoted its general counsel to acting CEO following the resignation of Kenth Muldin.
HowardKennedyFsi (HKFsi) has called off merger talks with Davenport Lyons, making it the second firm to turn its back on the media boutique in less than a month.
Media, Entertainment and Sport Analysis
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?
Media, Entertainment and Sport Opinion
Turkey’s new internet regulations are being seen as draconian.
With the World Cup in Brazil looming but match fixing on the rise, it is to be hoped that 2014 be remembered for sporting reasons rather than for scandals
Proposed newspaper charter is open to political manipulation and may not gain wide acceptance
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