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  • Surge in number of warnings over press behaviour


    01 July 2012

    Jonathan Coad and Giles crown are both quoted in the Guardian's article about the rise in Press Complaints Commission warnings in first six months of 2012, despite a dip after the launch of the Leveson inquiry.

  • Supreme Court gives landmark retirement rulings


    30 June 2012

    Christopher Hitchins analyses the eagerly awaited decisions in Seldon and Homer on justifying direct and indirect age discrimination in June 2012 edition of the Employment Law Journal.

  • lawyer issues exodus warning


    27 June 2012

    Colin Leckey comments about Rangers players leaving it too late to object to a transfer to Charles Green's newco club in the AOL Sport article "Lawyer Issues Exodus Warning".

  • Catching the Next 'London Whale': New Rules Could Push Derivatives Markets East


    21 June 2012

    Owen Watkins comments on the International Business Times article regarding the US, UK and European regulation chiefs pledge to crackdown on risk management within derivatives trading, and tighter cross-border trading regulations in order to prevent a repeat of JP Morgan's major "London Whale" event loss, but which could inadvertently cause regulatory arbitrage.

  • ...a little bit of law - Joint Ventures


    19 June 2012

    When you are developing a site, a joint venture can be a good way of sharing expertise and assets - so that each party ends up with a better result than they would have done had they tried to ‘go it alone’. It can be a ‘win win’ rather than a ‘zero sum game’.

  • Clearing the funding bar


    15 June 2012

    The bar to securing Homes and Communites Agency affordable homes grant is unusually high, writes Rupert Wilson for Inside Housing.

  • Lewis Silkin advises Havas on acquisition of Creative Lynx, top digital health and wellness communications agency


    15 June 2012

    Lewis Silkin has advised leading global advertising and communications services group Havas on the acquisition of a majority stake in the leading European digital health and wellness communications agency, Creative Lynx.

  • Think BR: Inadvertent advertorial?


    30 May 2012

    Failing to properly identify marketing communications can prove costly, writes Helen Bowyer in Brand Republic.

  • Insider Trading Risk Surrounds Facebook Stock Debut as Morgan Stanley Hits Back at Subpoena


    23 May 2012

    A state subpoena issued to Morgan Stanley, the lead underwriter on the Facebook IPO, and a class-action lawsuit filed against Morgan Stanley, its IPO banking team, the Nasdaq OMX Group and Facebook itself could land certain investors and analysts in deeper legal difficultly, Owen Watkins told the IBTimes UK.

  • Champions City must now live within their means


    13 May 2012

    Lewis Silkin's Karish Andrews offers some comments on the UEFA Financial Fair Play Regulations that will affect Manchester City on the article by Yahoo! Sport.

  • LLPs 10 years on


    08 May 2012

    Fergus Payne discusses the last 10 years of the limitied liability partnerships (LLPs) which were introduced in April 2001, in his article for the Law Society Gazette.

  • School land and premises: due diligence for academies transactions - the options


    01 May 2012

    For schools looking to convert to academies status, it is important to understand the options in terms of the levels and types of land and premises due diligence that should or could be carried out.

  • Leading film and TV lawyer Phil Rymer joins Lewis Silkin


    25 April 2012

    City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP today announces the appointment of Phil Rymer as a partner in the Media, Brands & Technology (MBT) team. Phil joins the firm from serving as Principal of his own firm, Rymer Media Law, which he established in 2009.

  • TV format rights owners face large reality cheque


    24 April 2012

    The market for TV formats is buoyant, but how do you protect their value? asks Jonathan Coad's article for the Guardian Media Network

  • ...a little bit of law - Green Leases


    19 April 2012

    Since the Climate Change Act 2008, energy efficiency has been increasingly on the up.

  • Financial liabilities for LLP members: how limited?


    12 April 2012

    In Accountancy Age's article, Miguel Pereira discusses the financial liabilities and risks for limited liability partnerships (LLPs) members, which whilst very low, there are still some areas where there are risks which members of LLPs may be unaware of.

  • OFR: the first stumbling block?

    11 April 2012

    In Fergus Payne and Clive Greenwood's article for the Law Society Gazette they see where are we after six months of operating under outcomes-focused regulation (OFR).

  • Lewis Silkin appoints Colin Leckey to its Employment, Reward and Immigration team


    04 April 2012

    City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP has today announced the appointment of Colin Leckey as a partner in the firm’s renowned Employment, Reward and Immigration (ERI) team. Colin joins the firm from Baker & McKenzie, where he was a senior associate in the Employment Department.

  • The current legal landscape


    19 March 2012

    Fergus Payne talks about the current legal landscape in his recent article for the Law Society Gazette. To describe the current legal landscape as interesting would be a real understatement. You could say that a perfect storm is brewing.

  • ...a little bit of law - Localism


    19 March 2012

    The Localism Act received royal assent on 15 November 2011 and this edition of ... a little bit of law summarises the most significant sections of the Act.

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