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Spanish soccer league app accused of spying to crack down on football piracy

By Alex Towers and Leo Moore The Spanish Data Protection watchdog (AEPD) has begun a preliminary probe into the official app for Spanish football league, La Liga, which allows them access to the microphones and GPS of users’ smartphones with the aim of potentially identifying showings of football games in the vicinity of the user […]

EU workers: ‘simple’ process to stay in UK post-Brexit

By Helen Burgess With 3.8 million EU citizens in the UK, according to ONS figures, employers have rightly been concerned about maintaining a stable workforce in the lead up to and post-Brexit. Good news is however afoot. Home Secretary Sajid Javid has announced that EU citizens will have to answer three ‘simple’ questions online (or […]

PLMJ – Moazambique: Regulations on advertising of financial products and services

By Télio Murrure and Nacita Chirindza The Central Bank has approved the Regulations on Advertising of Financial Products and Services (Regulamento sobre a Publicidade de Produtos e Serviços Financeiros – “RPPSF”), which is an integral part of Notice no. 3/GBM/2018 of 18 April. This is the first instrument addressing this matter in the Mozambican legal system. […]

Rectification of the terms of a private equity financing transaction

Terra Firma has successfully obtained rectification of the terms of a private equity financing transaction completed in 2012, concerning the Four Seasons care homes business [FSHC Group Holdings Limited v Barclays Bank Plc]. The transaction required the Parent company to provide security over a particular shareholder loan which was part of the overall funding package. […]

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Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe is set to become the latest law firm to move into New York’s Times Square Tower. It will occupy 138,000sq ft at the former home of defunct accountant Arthur Andersen, which will house 165 lawyers with space for an additional 80. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 28 June

Lovells guides AIB on €230m BWG refinancing

Lovells has won its first instruction from Allied Irish Bank (AIB) to act on the €230m (£154.4m) refinancing of retail distribution company BWG Group. AIB is leading a consortium of six banks, including Bank of Ireland, Ulster Bank and Barclays. Lovells partner Adam Freeman handled the original financing several years ago for CIBC, where AIB […]

Linklaters nears merger with splitting Japanese firm

Linklaters has moved a step closer to merging its Japanese office with Mitsui Yasuda Wani & Maeda after it emerged that the local firm is breaking up. Nearly half of 76-lawyer Mitsui Yasuda, a corporate finance firm, is likely to join Linklaters by the end of the year led by partners Akihiro Wani and Mitsuhiro […]

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Fresh from the Telegraph triumph, Lovells’ Marco Compagnoni wants to take his private equity group to new heights. Catrin Griffiths reports How apt. Lovells’ Marco Compagnoni really is a reader of The Daily Telegraph. And that’s just as well, because he’ll be getting to know the paper a lot better from now on. For on […]

Jones Day takes its first step into East Europe

Jones Day has boosted its burgeoning European operation with the launch of its first Eastern Europe office. As first revealed on www.thelawyer.com last Thursday (1 July), the US firm has launched an office in Moscow to focus on M&A, capital markets, finance and dispute resolution. The new office will be headed by Washington DC-based corporate […]

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