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  • Multiple attraction

    Press

    03 February 2012

    Sara Cohen considers the single contract multiple completion route in relation to private company share buybacks.

  • News Focus: LinkedIn

    Press

    03 February 2012

    HR debate rages over a case for constructive dismissal arising from a breach of social media policy. The full article can be read on peoplemanagement.co.uk

  • Pakistan: Frontier challenges

    Press

    27 January 2012

    Investors are constantly trying to identify the next country that will offer access to world-class, untapped, mining opportunities. Often this means operating in challenging conflict or post-conflict environments.

  • Lewis Silkin makes significant partner appointment to the Employment, Reward and Immigration team

    Press

    25 January 2012

    City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP has today announced the appointment of Christopher Hitchins, who joins as a partner in the firm’s renowned Employment, Reward and Immigration (ERI) team.

  • Partner hire: Christopher Hitchins at Lewis Silkin LLP

    Press

    24 January 2012

    Christopher Hitchins is now Partner in the Reward and Immigration (ERI) team at Lewis Silkin LLP. Christopher Hitchins was previously partner and group leader of the labour and employment practice at Morgan Lewis. The full article can be read on the Law Gazette website

  • The Need For Seed

    Press

    04 January 2012

    Abandoned by the venture capital industry in the era of cheap debt and easy returns, early-stage finance is making a comeback. GrowthBusiness talks to investors active in the space, and some of the exciting ventures that have succeeded in raising funds. The full article can be read on growthbusiness.co.uk

  • Lewis Silkin bolsters corporate team with two hires

    Press

    03 November 2011

    City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP today announced that Graham Reid has joined as partner in the firm’s corporate practice as of 31 October.

  • ...a little bit of law - Back to Basics

    01 November 2011

    There are certain basic steps that apply to almost all transactions involving the acquisition of land.

  • UK Trade Mission works towards doubling trade with Pakistan

    Press

    13 September 2011

    Nadim Khan is one of the lead coordinators with a UK trade mission representing the financial and mining sectors, which began their weeklong visit programme to Pakistan today.

  • ...a little bit of law - Heads of Terms

    PDF

    19 April 2011

    There’s nothing technical about Heads of Terms, or HoTs as we like to call them.

  • Ambush Marketing

    PDF

    20 November 2010

    With businesses at times paying many millions to associate themselves with an event it is not surprising that their competitors engage in ‘ambush marketing’.

  • ...a little bit of law - Restrictive Covenants

    PDF

    19 November 2010

    A Restrictive Covenant is a promise by a landowner not to use their land in a specified way or not to do certain things on it.

  • Sharing the developer’s profit

    PDF

    25 June 2010

    RSLs are increasingly funding regeneration schemes by way of profit sharing with developers. This inbrief guides RSLs on what to watch for in negotiating and documenting overage payments in order to secure maximum profits

  • Using celebrities in advertising

    PDF

    03 September 2009

    Advertising often uses a reference to celebrity to create an impact. Sometimes this is done by agreement, and in return for a substantial fee, but sometimes, it is done without permission. Although this may not breach any laws or regulations, it should only be done after a careful analysis of all the risks.

  • Product Placement and the AVMS Directive

    PDF

    03 September 2009

    The rules relating to product placement in EU television programming are undergoing significant reform. Under the Audiovisual Media Services (“AVMS”) Directive, adopted on 11th December 2007, Member States are expressly permitted to allow product placement in respect of certain broad categories of programme for the first time.

  • Raising finance in London

    Press

    09 February 2009

    Initial public offerings are not the only way to raise money in London writes Nadim Khan in the Mining Journal article.

  • Design Protection

    PDF

    27 December 2008

    For many years, the law has allowed businesses to protect certain types of design, but recent years have brought substantial changes to design law both in the UK and in Europe, with the harmonisation of national design law in the various EU member states and the introduction of the Community design.

  • Freedom of Information Act 2000

    PDF

    27 December 2008

    What ‘information’ will now be ‘free’? The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“FOIA”) came into force in the UK on 1 January 2005.

  • Email & SMS marketing

    PDF

    27 December 2008

    Famous sportspeople, entertainers and other celebrities derive substantial incomes from allowing themselves to be commercially associated with brands.

  • The Gambling Act 2005

    PDF

    11 December 2008

    The Gambling Act 2005, which came into force on 1st September 2007 reforms all aspects of gambling laws in the United Kingdom. Once fully implemented, the Act will repeal all the existing law found in the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Act 1963, the Gaming Act 1968 and the Lotteries and Amusements Act 1976.

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