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Shoosmiths has acted for KBC Advanced Technologies in a multi-million-pound acquisition. KBC has purchased FEESA for a value of £11.2m.
Shoosmiths has announced that two of its key partners have been shortlisted for the Manchester Downtown in Business Women in Business Awards.
Well-known chain store John Lewis has been ordered to pay damages to an individual who received marketing emails without having consented to receiving them.
Shoosmiths has appointed partner Laura Harper and associate Carol Isherwood into its IP and creative industries team in Manchester.
Shoosmiths considers waiver of privilege and a recent case to discuss the issue in the context of electronic information policies.
This briefing looks at some of the implications that the reforms are likely to have for SMEs.
The private equity team at Shoosmiths has advised funds managed by Palatine Private Equity on the management buyout of Gusto Restaurants and Bars.
Shoosmiths has advised LDC on its investment to support the £17.8m management buyout of GMG Property Services, a UK provider of software services to estate agents.
From 14 January 2014, reports made by coroners to help prevent future deaths will be routinely published online.
Failing to proceed with due diligence: can this constitute a repudiatory breach of a building contract?
The Technology and Construction Court examined this issue in two cases and found in each case that it was not a repudiatory breach on the facts of the case.
The Technology and Construction Court has found that a letter could constitute a valid notice notifying a breach even if it did not expressly refer to the relevant contractual provisions.
The Defamation Act 2013 comes into force on 1 January 2014. Shoosmiths provides details of the new regulations.
These days, it seems as if every passing week brings with it a new story in the press about the legal risks of engaging with social media.
The National Crime Agency has made a commitment to work closely with businesses in its fight against white-collar crime and cyber attacks.
The Ministry of Justice has been fined £140,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office for a serious breach of the Seventh Data Protection Principle.
At CONTEC, part of the Frankfurt Book Fair, publishing and digital media specialist Laurence Kaye from Shoosmiths highlighted problems concerning the resale of digital content.
Data protection specialists at Shoosmiths have launched a data protection e-learning tool to help businesses that process personal data to stay within the law.
Laurence Kaye, publishing and digital media specialist at Shoosmiths, spoke at the EASDP Congress, which focused on the importance of data.
Proposed data protection reforms have been the subject of much discussion, debate and lobbying since the draft regulation was first issued in January 2012.
‘Managing for Health and Safety’ is a new internet microsite published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) at the end of July.