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Pitch to the press: A new UK focus for Middle East investment?

Pitch to the press: A new UK focus for Middle East investment?

By | 18 Jun 2019

As a Saudi investor’s bid to take a sizeable stake in two UK newspapers attracts sharp government scrutiny, Aymen Khoury, partner at Fieldfisher, considers whether Arab wealth is seeking to step up its influence from the football field to the front page.

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We need to talk about interconnectors

We need to talk about interconnectors

By , and | 17 May 2019

With post-Brexit energy trading arrangements still unresolved and Europe’s connectivity lagging expectations, Fieldfisher energy experts David Haverbeke, Lis Blunsdon and Yohanna Weber, discuss why more attention needs to be focused on critical power infrastructure.

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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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Planning for an electric vehicle future

Planning for an electric vehicle future

By | 28 Aug 2018

The UK government has set out laudable aims for de-carbonising the country's transport network, based on establishing sophisticated EV charging infrastructure. But as Yohanna Weber, planning and environment partner at law firm Fieldfisher explains, the lack of cohesion between different stakeholders threatens to severely hinder these plans.

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Spotlight on...Scoping Risks

Spotlight on...Scoping Risks

By and | 20 Apr 2018

The UK's antitrust regulator (the Competition and Markets Authority) has recently published its priorities for the year in its annual plan 2018/2019.

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Trading in the European Meat Market

Trading in the European Meat Market

By and | 07 Feb 2018

The EU is one of the largest markets for meat consumption in the world. In terms of its trade rules, it balances protection of local farmers and meat suppliers on the one hand with securing affordable supply of meat products on the other, by imposing tariffs on imports entering the Single Market whilst also entering into some tariff-free arrangements with non-EU states.

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Coty case: some restrictions on internet selling are allowed

Coty case: some restrictions on internet selling are allowed

06 Dec 2017

The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has ruled in Coty v Parfümerie Akzente (C-230/16) that suppliers of luxury goods can restrict authorised distributors in their selective distribution system for luxury goods from selling those goods through unauthorised third party online platforms such as Amazon and eBay

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"This is not the end of the road...there is still very little known about what Brexit will look like"

"This is not the end of the road...there is still very little known about what Brexit will look like"

By | 24 Jan 2017

Sarah Ellson comments on the implications of the Supreme Court's ruling that Parliament must vote on the government's intention to trigger Article 50

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Theresa May sets out Brexit plan

Theresa May sets out Brexit plan

By | 17 Jan 2017

Theresa May's confirmation that the UK would be leaving the EU's Single Market follows logically from the decision that the UK will leave the EU.

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