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Streaming platforms run significant risks from sub-standard broadcast quality

By | 27 Nov 2018

Players such as Facebook, YouTube and Amazon have become increasingly aggressive in bidding for sports media rights, seeing them as an excellent way to connect with ardent, but underserved fans while growing revenue for other parts of their businesses.

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Case comment: beware the pitfalls of Last Matching Rights

By and | 27 Nov 2018

Rights of first look or negotiation, rights of first refusal, last matching rights – although common these mechanisms are heavily negotiated by parties who have a stake in rights to be acquired in the future.

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Brexit: an update for Asset Managers

Brexit: an update for Asset Managers

By | 26 Nov 2018

This briefing paper provides an update on Brexit planning matters which are of relevance to asset managers.

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The Goldtrail Saga

The Goldtrail Saga

By and | 26 Nov 2018

Goldtrail was a leading tour operator, dealing in Turkish holidays. It traded for 15 years and had a turnover in excess of £50m. On 16 July 2010, it was put into administration by its sole director and shareholder, Mr Abdulkadir Aydin. The administration left thousands stranded abroad and resulted in the Air Travel Trust (ATT) incurring over £20m in repatriation costs, making it by far Goldtrail’s largest creditor.

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Frank Industries v. Nike: IPEC takes modern approach to assessment of consumer perception

By | 22 Nov 2018

This article looks at the decision in Frank Industries Pty Ltd v Nike Retail BV ([2018] EWHC 1893 (Ch)) concerning a dispute over the claimant's LNDR trade marks for clothing.

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L’Afrique doit entreprendre sa révolution fiscale

L’Afrique doit entreprendre sa révolution fiscale

By | 20 Nov 2018

Interview de François de Senneville par le magazine Décideurs - Guide Afrique

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Basel IV Framework - Revisions to the Leverage Ratio

Basel IV Framework - Revisions to the Leverage Ratio

By | 19 Nov 2018

Lawyers in Fieldfisher's Financial Regulatory team discuss the impact of Basel IV leverage ratio reforms on banks' capital requirements.