Ashfords and Boyes Turner intend to merge from 1 May 2019

Ashfords and Boyes Turner have announced that subject to completion of due diligence and legal agreements they intend to merge from 1 May 2019, concluding a process that began with exploratory negotiations in early 2017.  The combined firm,…

Emerenciano, Baggio e Associados - Most Admirable Law Firms in Brazil

For the 13th consecutive year, Emerenciano, Baggio e Associados – Attorneys at Law takes part as one of the Most Admirable Law Firms in Brazil. Such prestigious recognition strengthens their role and commitment as lawyers eager to attend…

Lease re-gearing - What is it and should you be doing it?

Re-gearing a lease is the practice of renegotiating your lease terms during the course of the lease. The practice of re-gearing can be advantageous to both tenants and landlords. Philip Jacques considers the value of re-gearing of leases.  What…

Three things every leisure and hospitality company should know about commercial leasing

In the world of commercial leases, Heads of Terms list the main points (pre-agreed by the landlord and the tenant) to be included within a commercial lease. Generally, surveyors will act on behalf of landlords and tenants to agree the level…

Emmanuel Verraes in EU Parliament to advocate fair remuneration for authors and publishers

On 26 September 2018, Emmanuel Verraes (partner IP, Media & Entertainment law Flinn) has underlined the necessity of a fair remuneration of authors and publishers in the European Parliament. The European Directive on…

The Copyright Directive

Co-authored by Helen Dobson and Calum Parfitt Last month the European Parliament voted decisively in favour of the draft Copyright Directive (“Directive”), aspects of which seem set to disrupt the status quo of online publishing and…

New member welcomed - BDG Avocats from Montreal, Canada

We are all very pleased to welcome our newest member into our network of international lawyers. The new member is BDG Avocats from Montreal, Canada. The contact partner at the firm is Mr. François Boscher: fboscher@bdglaw.com For nearly…