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Football fans will not be pursued with legal action for sharing unofficial footage on the popular Twitter-owned video platform, Vine.
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has announced that it will not take any action against former Times legal chief Alastair Brett, who had been facing allegations of perjury and perverting the course of justice related to phone-hacking at News International.
Amsterdam-headquartered telecoms giant VimpelCom has appointed Scott Dresser, formerly at Virgin Media, as its new group general counsel.
Cheltenham-headquartered media boutique Wiggin has posted a 22.3 per cent increase in revenue for the 2013/14 financial year, from £13m to £15.9m.
Two former News International (NI) lawyers including a former Harbottle & Lewis partner and the company’s former director of legal affairs will face the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal over alleged cover-ups in the phone hacking scandal.
Osborne Clarke is set to extend its presence into Hong Kong, with the hire of a prominent team from Bird & Bird.
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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