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Security over Art: General Developments & Highlights

Security over Art: General Developments & Highlights

By , and | 17 Oct 2018

A number of particular issues and difficulties arise for lenders in taking security over art as opposed to other assets, especially in relation to art owned by natural persons. This briefing paper includes an update to the subject, sets out some of the recent general developments in the art market and highlights some traps for the unwary.

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Kammergericht Berlin: Bitcoin keine Rechnungseinheiten nach KWG und kein E-Geld nach ZAG

Kammergericht Berlin: Bitcoin keine Rechnungseinheiten nach KWG und kein E-Geld nach ZAG

By , , , and | 15 Oct 2018

Das Kammergericht Berlin (4. Strafsenat) hat am 25. September die Feststellung getroffen, Bitcoins seien keine Rechnungseinheiten iSd Kreditwesengesetzes ("KWG") und auch kein E-Geld iSd Zahlungsdiensteaufsichtsgesetzes ("ZAG"). Es verwarf die Revision der Staatsanwaltschaft gegen das Urteil des LG Berlin vom 15. November 2017, das bereits einen Freispruch für den Angeklagten vorsah (Az. (4) 161 Ss 28/18 (35/18), 4 35/18)).

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Satellite and Space Projects News - October 2018

Satellite and Space Projects News - October 2018

By | 12 Oct 2018

Our latest digest of recent news in the satellite and space projects sector.

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Sky's video games joint venture will help it level up significantly

Sky's video games joint venture will help it level up significantly

By | 11 Oct 2018

Sky recently announced that it had formed Skybound Stories, a joint venture formed with Skybound Entertainment, the company behind the post-apocalyptic comic book turned multi-award winning TV series "The Walking Dead," to create video games.

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EuG bestätigt Kartellbußen für Private Equity Investoren

EuG bestätigt Kartellbußen für Private Equity Investoren

By | 11 Oct 2018

Das EuG hat am 12. Juli 18 die Klagen der Investment Bank & Vermögensverwaltungsgesellschaft Goldman Sachs & anderer Beteiligter, die gegen die Unternehmen verhängte gesamtschuldnerische Kartellbuße zu annullieren, abgewiesen & die Unternehmen verpflichtet, die Kartellbuße zu bezahlen.

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Charity Update - 9 October 2018

Charity Update - 9 October 2018

By and | 10 Oct 2018

Our charity update provides the latest tax news and developments

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Dirty laundry: Do British businesses risk being tarnished by new EU anti-money laundering rules post-Brexit?

Dirty laundry: Do British businesses risk being tarnished by new EU anti-money laundering rules post-Brexit?

By and | 05 Oct 2018

Fieldfisher corporate crime partner Francesca Titus and corporate crime associate Elliott Kenton discuss how moves to tighten up EU AML legislation could side-line UK companies.