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Sport has become a big business. It is now widely recognised not only as a pastime or recreation but as an industry in its own right. However, as a...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Giles of Bird & Bird 12th Jan
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A director who is in any way, directly or indirectly, interested in:•a proposed transaction or arrangement with the company of which they are a...
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9th Nov
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1DefinitionsModern Slavery Policy•means the Customer's anti-slavery and human trafficking policy as set out in Schedule [insert] as updated by the...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out guidance upon the meaning, use and importance of commonly used terms in exclusion and limitation of liability clauses in...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Wright of Fladgate 12th Jan
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DefencesThere are a number of substantive defences to a defamation claim, the majority of which are now, since the Defamation Act 2013 (DA 2013),...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 12th Jan
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This Practice Note describes and explains the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) process and covers:•Application of the UDRP•Purpose...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Taylor of Oxford Information Labs 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the following issues in relation to the development and use of autonomous and connected vehicles (also referred to as...
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Produced in partnership with Lucy McCormick of Henderson Chambers 12th Jan
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An intellectual property (IP) owner may choose to license its IP to a third party. This can be an effective route to generating revenue while...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 12th Jan
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This Practice Note has been produced in partnership with Guy Pendell, Liz Williams and Kushal Gandhi of CMS.STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is under...
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9th Nov
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Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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9th Nov
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Although its popularity has declined in recent years in favour of permissive licences such as MIT, a significant amount of software remains licensed...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes: Privacy law—misuse of private information and Privacy law—remedies.Coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB and Daniel Bishop 12th Jan
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This Practice Note covers the considerations to be taken into account before drafting a Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) complaint...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Taylor of Oxford Information Labs 12th Jan
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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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9th Nov
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Month means a calendar month; Close This is a suggested definition for the term 'month', which...
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9th Nov

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When parties collaborate on creative projects or research and development, complex questions arise about the ownership of any resulting IP.Joint...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 20th Apr
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What is a television formatA television format is a concept or idea for a television programme or series of programmes presented in a particular way...
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Produced in partnership with Katrien Roos of Harbottle & Lewis 20th Apr
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Based on statistics of a global research, Turkey is among the 15 countries with the greatest time spent on using the internet and social media usage....
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Produced in partnership with Baran Güney of Gün + Partners and Hande Hançar of Gün + Partners 19th Apr
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[To be set out on client’s headed notepaper or with client’s logo]Status determination statementThis is a status determination statement, provided in...
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16th Apr
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The off-payroll IR35 regime broadly applies where:•from 6 April 2017, a public authority, and•from 6 April 2021, a private sector entity (other than...
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16th Apr
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The off-payroll IR35 regime broadly applies where:•from 6 April 2017, a public authority, and•from 6 April 2021, a private sector entity (other than...
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15th Apr
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The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988) gives the copyright owner exclusive rights in the UK to carry out various acts in relation to...
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14th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Brazil; China; Egypt; European Union; Greece; Ireland; Italy; Japan;...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note uses the term ‘EU AVMS Directive’ to mean the current EU audiovisual media services (AVMS) regulatory regime outlined initially in...
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Produced in partnership with Josh Boyden of Baker McKenzie, Birgit Clark of Baker McKenzie, Kathy Harford of Baker McKenzie and Jason Raeburn of Baker McKenzie 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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9th Apr
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Film and TV glossary A–B | Film and TV glossary C–D | Film and TV glossary E–H | Film and TV glossary M–P | Film and TV glossary R–S | Film and TV...
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9th Apr
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For the purposes of copyright law the term 'film' means a recording, on any medium, from which a moving image may by any means be produced. A...
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Produced in partnership with Greg Ruback of Bristows and Jake Palmer of Bristows 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Jon Higton of Charles Russell Speechlys LLP 9th Apr
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Many companies and government bodies (such as HMRC) have been exposed to loss of confidential information and many other breaches of confidentiality...
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9th Apr
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Protection for performersThis Practice Note summarises the rights known as performers’ rights which subsist in the UK under Part II of the Copyright,...
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9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Giles of Bird & Bird 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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9th Apr
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BackgroundThe ability to block websites is within the power of the internet service providers (ISPs) who provide the service of connecting users to...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Byrne of AA Thornton 9th Apr

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