Technology, Media and Telecommunications

Shoosmiths boosts technology capabilities with strategic hire

UK law firm Shoosmiths has appointed corporate partner James Klein, who is expected to significantly rack up Shoosmiths’ presence in the tech and digital space. James has been brought in to head the London corporate team at Shoosmiths. His areas of expertise include domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, corporate restructuring and reorganisations and joint ventures. […]

At a glance guide to Jersey schemes of arrangement

Increasing numbers of complex and high-value cross-border M&A deals are being effected by way of scheme of arrangement in Jersey. Ogier’s Jersey team has worked on the two highest value schemes on record – our combined corporate and dispute resolution teams have significant experience and expertise in this area. Onshore counsel will be familiar with […]

Leaked nudes and talent morality clauses: A lesson for the digital age

Not every morality clause is created equal and the parties must consider what they hope to achieve when drafting the clause in order to ensure their reputation is protected. In November 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed a leave to appeal application on the application of a morality clause. Certain lessons can be pulled from […]

Conyers Dill & Pearman advises Deltatre in the acquisition of UK-based software maker Massive Interactive

Conyers Dill & Pearman has advised Deltatre on its acquisition of UK-based software maker Massive Interactive, a provider of video technology to a variety of broadcasters and entertainment companies, including the BBC and Sony Pictures. The acquisition will create a company valued at up to US$1 billion with 1,000 employees across 18 offices worldwide, making […]

TLT advises Dymag on its £3.6m private equity investment

By Jon Gill TLT has advised pioneering British designer and manufacturer of carbon hybrid automotive and motorcycle wheels Dymag on its £3.6m private equity investment from Puma Investments. The deal will enable Dymag to expand its operations and fast-track product development. It will also create a significant number of new jobs and bring further innovations […]

BT reels in new litigation head from TLT

BT has ushered in a new director of legal for litigation, hiring investigations partner Michael Isaacs from Bristol-headquartered firm TLT. Isaacs’ career has spanned a range of different roles, both in-house and in law firms. Before his 11-month stint at TLT, he was head of banking and finance litigation at Pinsent Masons from 2013 to […]

Mewburn Ellis selects Tikit to supply NetDocuments

Tikit, a global provider of technology solutions to law and professional services firms, today announced that Legal 500 firm Mewburn Ellis has selected Tikit to supply NetDocuments, the leading secure cloud-based content services platform for law firms and corporate legal and compliance departments. Mewburn Ellis LLP are one of Europe’s premier IP specialist firms with […]

telecoms

Pinsents and HSF’s US links pay off in $7.5bn telecoms deal

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and Pinsent Masons have teamed up with firms in the US on a complex $7.5bn deal between telecoms companies CommScope and Arris. The transaction will see network equipment provider CommScope buy software maker Arris, a fellow US-headquartered that is listed on the NASDAQ. Pinsents London partners Rob Hutchings and Roberta Markovina advised […]

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