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Satellite and Space Projects News - December 2018

Satellite and Space Projects News - December 2018

By | 12 Dec 2018

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

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Getting to Grips with Pre-Contractual Disclosure in Europe

Getting to Grips with Pre-Contractual Disclosure in Europe

By | 10 Dec 2018

It is a common misunderstanding that the European Union (EU) is a genuine single market with a fully harmonised legal system.

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Russia Refuses to Recognise an ICC Award due to "Imprecise" Nature of the Parties' Arbitration Clause

Russia Refuses to Recognise an ICC Award due to "Imprecise" Nature of the Parties' Arbitration Clause

By | 10 Dec 2018

The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation recently affirmed the judgments of two lower courts refusing to recognise an ICC Award on the basis that the arbitration clause in the Parties' agreement only referred to the Rules of Arbitration of the ICC and not a specific arbitration institution.

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Approaching 100 days till Brexit: What are businesses worried about?

Approaching 100 days till Brexit: What are businesses worried about?

By and | 06 Dec 2018

With little more than a hundred days to go until the UK leaves the EU and with the prospect of a 'no-deal' Brexit closer than it ever has been, Fieldfisher spoke to business clients about their chief concerns and hopes for the future.

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US Media Law Updates

By | 30 Nov 2018

On 11 October 2018, President Trump signed the Music Modernization Act (the "MMA") into law, which had passed without opposition through the House and the Senate earlier in the year after significant negotiations with various parties in the music industry.

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The amended Audiovisual Media Services Directive is adopted by the European Council, but what does this mean for the UK if there is a "no deal" Brexit?

By and | 29 Nov 2018

Following preliminary agreement by the European Parliament, the European Council and the European Commission on the main elements of the proposed changes to the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMS Directive) on 6 June 2018, the European Council adopted the revised AVMS Directive on 6 November 2018. This is now the final step in the legislative process.

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The UK's Digital Services Tax – taking a bite out of global tech giants

By | 27 Nov 2018

With the boom in the digital economy showing no signs of slowing, the government has announced that a Digital Services Tax (DST) will be introduced from April 2020.

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Government publishes consultation on illicit streaming devices

By and | 27 Nov 2018

The Government has recently consulted on the use of Illicit Streaming Devices (ISDs).