Media, Entertainment and Sport News
The Hogan Lovells team which recently jumped ship to launch a German office for Morrison & Foerster (MoFo) has won its first M&A instruction since moving, advising Axel Springer on the acquisition of 24-hour news station N24 Media.
The former head of legal of The Times, Alastair Brett, has been suspended from practice for six months by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT).
Fox International Channels (FIC) has appointed Francis Chang as its senior vice-president legal and business affairs and general counsel for Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
Alastair Brett, the former head of legal for The Times, will appear before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) this week charged with misleading a court.
The London office of US firm Locke Lord has snagged its second headline restructuring in under a month, with the mandate from rugby league club London Broncos to advise on its administration.
Former Harbotte & Lewis managing partner Lawrence Abramson has left Fladgate to join Keystone Law.
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
Proposed newspaper charter is open to political manipulation and may not gain wide acceptance
Freshfields corporate partner and former London head Tim Jones is leaving the firm to join England Rugby 2015 as general counsel.
Lawyers in Japan could be in for a big boost after the country won the race to host the 2020 Olympics
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FCC Enforcement Monitor — December 2013 download subscription
Pillsbury has published its FCC Enforcement Monitor communication for December 2013.