Commercial & Legal Industry News

January 12, 2020

FIFA Third-Party Ownership Regulations – Definition of a Third-Party

Mark O'Neill reports on the recent change in the definition of 'third party' which will enable football clubs to negotiate lower weekly salaries with a player, in exchange for a lump sum upon transfer.
December 31, 2019

How will the Bank of England’s Bank Rate impact the economy?

Lucy Priestman explores the impact of the Bank of England's Base Rate on the economy.
December 28, 2019

CJEU rules that Airbnb does not need an estate agent’s licence to operate

Camilla Uppal reports on the recent decision by the CJEU confirming that Airbnb is an "information society service" rather than an estate agent.
December 14, 2019

The role of artificial intelligence in the legal sector

Mayank Tripathi explains the impact of AI on the legal sector and explores the different ways that firms are adopting new technology.
December 4, 2019

EU to launch its own version of Bitcoin

Lucy Priestman discusses the recent announcement by the EU to create its own virtual currency.
November 27, 2019

Smart contracts and Cryptoassets now recognised in law

Camilla Uppal reports on the landmark report published by the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce that, for the first time, provides legal clarity on cryptoassets and smart contracts.
October 30, 2019

Libra Update: The biggest hurdles to-date

Vincent Guereca-Adair reports on the latest news from Facebook's new currency Libra, and discusses all you need to know about the biggest challenges it has faced to-date.
October 23, 2019
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WHSmith’s $400m deal to buy Marshall Retail Group

Lucy Priestman reports on WHSmith’s $400m deal to buy Marshall Retail Group.
October 4, 2019
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Linklaters – increasing accessibility by changing the application process for training contracts?

Linklaters is a highly regarded, magic circle firm, with twenty-nine offices in over nineteen countries. With over five thousand staff worldwide, is there any wonder it […]