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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…

Uber faces ECJ challenge as court rules it is ‘a transport service'

Ride-sharing app Uber was again left reeling by a legal decision last month after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) found that the firm is essentially a transport, not information sharing service. The European court issued a decision…

Top tips for breaking into India

Post-Brexit, emerging markets such as India present enormous opportunities for UK SME’s. India is now one of the fastest growing economies in the World, with GDP growth of around 7 percent per annum and a 1.3 billion strong market of…
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RICS guidance on conflicts of interest

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has released a professional statement on conflicts of interests in commercial property market investment agency opportunities. All RICS members and RICS-regulated firms will be bound by…

Getting ready for a new trade mark regime after Brexit

Trade marks and IP are emerging as another area of uncertainty for companies mulling the implications of Brexit. It is currently unclear exactly what trade mark landscape will emerge as a result of the Brexit negotiations, but UK tech…

Brexit – what next for EU citizens?

Negotiations for Brexit are underway and the UK Government has now set out its proposals relating to EU citizens currently living in the UK. The Government is proposing to introduce a new “settled status” in UK law for EU citizens…