The future of media and commerce
The future of media and commerce
Bundeskartellamt untersagt Facebook die Zusammenführung von Nutzerdaten aus verschiedenen Quellen
Das Bundeskartellamt hat Facebook Beschränkungen bei der Verarbeitung von Nutzerdaten auferlegt
Junior market detractors should AIM criticisms elsewhere
Fieldfisher responds to article in the Sunday Times regarding the number of AIM-listed company insolvencies in 2018.
What does a no Brexit deal mean for intellectual property rights?
Following the publication on 24 September 2018 by the UK government of 24 technical notices on a no deal Brexit scenario, members of our IP team (Alice Boyd, Caroline Bass, Nicole Jadeja, Shalini Jayaweera, Claire Keepax and Rebecca Pakenham-Walsh) take each IP right in turn and explain the impact of a no Brexit deal on these IP rights.
Sky's video games joint venture will help it level up significantly
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.
Brexit – the Audiovisual Media Services Directive
As a current Member State of the European Union, the UK regulates audiovisual media services in line with the requirements of the AVMS Directive.
"Slam dunk" – NBA star exploits media deals from athlete endorsements
Fledgling athlete signs first endorsement deal with sponsor. Money changes hands (via the athlete's agent of course). Athlete fulfils contractual obligations, appears at a few events and mentions the brand on his or her social media account a few times. A generic contractual relationship. Need it be? I think not.
Fieldfisher has expanded its Chinese operation with a new office in Guangzhou
Fieldfisher has expanded in China with a new office in Guangzhou and the hiring of three partners and four associates
Putting aside the 800 pound media plurality gorilla in the room, the Sky bidding war can still have plenty of benefits for UK content producers
Any member of the media industry not living under a rock will be aware that yesterday Culture Secretary Matt Hancock cleared the way for Comcast and 21st Century Fox's to engage in the bidding war for Sky.
European law makers strike a deal on key changes to the EU Audiovisual Media Services Directive
The European Parliament, European Council and the European Commission have reached preliminary political agreement on the main elements of the proposed changes to the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMS Directive)
Venture Capital Schemes and the Risk-To-Capital Condition
HMRC's recent guidance on the new rules relating to Venture Capital Schemes sheds some light on the risk-to-capital condition's impact on the Film and TV sector.
UEFA Scores its own blocking injunction
A recent blocking injunction requires internet service providers to block access to servers providing infringing streams of live UEFA matches.
SAG-ATRA seal TV/Theatrical Contracts deal delivering a host of improved terms for members
SAG-AFTRA have secured a variety of improved terms for members as part of its latest TV/Theatrical Contracts agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.
ISBA launch version two of the Media Services Framework
Two years since ISBA launched its Media Services Framework, they have today released version two.
Premier League rights deal – Sky and BT Sport remain the big players for the next four years. What about the OTT platforms?
It may be of no surprise to the pundits that five of the seven packages of Premier League matches for the 2019 to 2022 seasons have been awarded to Sky and BT Sport, with Sky winning four packages to broadcast 128 matches and BT Sport winning one package to broadcast 32 matches live each season for a total of £4.464bn.
Dr. Sascha Dethof published 'Bundeskartellamt untersagt Facebook die Zusammenführung von Nutzerdaten aus verschiedenen Quellen '
Neil Matthews and Jonathan Brooks published 'Junior market detractors should AIM criticisms elsewhere'
Dr. Martin Böttger is mentioned in 'Fieldfisher advises Cleversoft on buy and build platform deal with Main Capital Partners'
Tim Johnson published '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?'
David Northfield and James Seadon published 'Government publishes consultation on illicit streaming devices'
Alex Hooley published 'A review of Sports media rights in 2018 – the OTT juggernaut gains further momentum'
Sarah Lennon published 'Streaming platforms run significant risks from sub-standard broadcast quality'