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Poland: UOKiK to examine TV broadcasters’ practices

On 5 May 2021 the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) announced the launch of two anti-monopoly proceedings against: – Polsat Television; and – four Discovery Group entities (ie, Discovery Communications Europe, Discovery Communications Benelux, Discovery Polska and Eurosport).

Principles applicable to an ‘insolvent’ trust in Jersey

It is important that trustees understand their obligations if their trust structure comes under financial stress. Helpfully, the Jersey courts have provided guidance on the principles applicable to ‘insolvent’ trusts, which is likely to be highly persuasive in other jurisdictions.


Lo♥︎ing Legal Life: Beating the post-holiday blues

Wish you were still on holiday? Then it’s time for change! In this first article in their fortnightly column on well-being in the law, systemic coach Zita Tulyahikayo and barrister James Pereira QC invite you to use the post-holiday period to start the process of change to reinvigorate your life and its approach to work. […]

Network bosses: Dentons is not a threat

In the past six months, high-profile network bosses have entered a battle of words about the difference (or lack thereof) between independent law firm networks and international law firms’ networks.

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Simmons & Simmons lets 50% of autumn qualifers go

Simmons & Simmons has retained 50 per cent of its qualifying trainees this September. Of a 24-strong cohort, 17 applied for newly-qualified (NQ) jobs with the firm. Of those, 13 received offers with 12 accepting. Speaking to Lawyer 2B, training principal Alan Gar said he was disappointed with the result and acknowledged the “inconsistency” in […]

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