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Is posting videos of Premier League goals online a breach of copyright?

This morning BBC Newsbeat reported an interesting piece of news: the Football Association Premier League (FAPL), which runs the Premier League, ie the leading professional football league competition for football clubs in England, has said that it is ...

15 Aug 2014 | 14:38


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UAE telecoms provider Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du) is planning to expand its legal panel line-up this year in a bid to increase its flexibility.

13 Aug 2014 | 00:26 | secure

inner image 'An unprincipled mess' - time for a rethink on social media and the law?

Dan Bunting looks at the current state of play with regards to social media and the law...

05 Aug 2014 | 14:08

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Simmons seals South Africa alliance with Fasken Martineau

Simmons & Simmons has entered the South African market by forming a non-exclusive alliance with the Johannesburg office of Canadian firm Fasken Martineau.

01 Aug 2014 | 11:09 | secure

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Raft of firms tune in for BSkyB's acquisition of Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland

Allen & Overy (A&O), Herbert Smith Freehills, Linklaters and Clifford Chance (CC) are among the firms taking roles on BSkyB's acquisition of Sky Italia and a 57% stake in Sky Deutschland from 21st Century Fox.

28 Jul 2014 | 00:24 | secure

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Herbert Smith and Freshfields advise as Liberty Global buys stake in ITV

Herbert Smith Freehills and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have advised on US cable giant Liberty Global's £481m purchase of a stake in ITV.

21 Jul 2014 | 00:05 | secure

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Bird & Bird signs Istanbul tie-up amid strong client demand

Bird and Bird has signed its third cooperation agreement of the year, this time entering into partnership with BTS & Partners in Turkey.

03 Jul 2014 | 08:00 | secure

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The Defamation Act, six months on - has it been a success?

The Defamation Act 2013 came into force on 1 January 2014, billed as providing enhanced protection for publishers and website operators, and with measures to curb trivial claims and 'libel tourism'. Has it been a success?

02 Jul 2014 | 16:51

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Osborne Clarke loses two senior tech and telecoms partners to Fieldfisher and Reed Smith

Osborne Clarke has this week lost the heads of its technology and telecommunications practices to Fieldfisher and Reed Smith respectively.

02 Jul 2014 | 00:05 | secure

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Legal IT: lions led by donkeys?

Almost a year ago, I wrote about my reflections as a guest speaker at Legal Week's annual Strategic Technology Forum, held in the hills of rural Italy, around an hour from Rome. A tough job, but somebody had to do it, so I gathered my postage stamp's ...

01 Jul 2014 | 14:30

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It's not just about email anymore - the challenges of new communication channels

This web seminar looks at new communication channels fast becoming important sources of evidence in an investigation, such as financial chatrooms, instant messaging and audio recordings...

27 Jun 2014 | 17:04 | screening image

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Phone-hacking trial: the final application, some revelations and a CPS statement

The phone-hacking trial of originally eight and finally seven defendants finally concluded yesterday (25 June) having begun on 28 October 2013. It ended with a verdict of guilty on count 1, conspiracy to intercept voicemails, against former News of th...

26 Jun 2014 | 11:56

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Not much like fair play - FIFA's catenaccio on World Cup intellectual property

With less than 36 hours to go before the FIFA World Cup's kick-off, a focus on the intellectual property (IP) related aspects of the event is in order...

11 Jun 2014 | 11:06

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Why old school attitudes to technology are hitting law firm profitability

Neil Cameron explains why an outdated approach to IT means a waste of time for lawyers and a waste of money for clients...

04 Jun 2014 | 12:31

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African allure – the international firms eager to join forces with local outfits in sub-Saharan Africa

"The interest in Africa was driven in the late 2000s when there was a lack of work in London," says Roddy McKean, director at Kenyan firm Anjarwalla & Khanna.

04 Jun 2014 | 11:10 | secure




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