2015 Autumn Statement: Analysis

2015 Autumn Statement: Analysis

Today is Autumn Statement Day in the UK and Olswang's award-winning Tax team will be discussing it on the Olswang Tax blog. Visit the blog to find the latest news, views and analysis on the Chancellor's announcements and to post your thoughts.


The UPC: Will it happen? And, if so, will it work?

A cross-section of intellectual property gurus from the UK, France, Germany, Belgium and Spain recently had a meeting of the minds at international TMT law firm Olswang’s London office. Led by Advisory Panel Chairman Sir Robin Jacob in his keynote address, the event allowed for discussion and debate about the European Unitary Patent system and the Unified Patent Court (UPC). 


Olswang on eSports: Regulation, Doping and Dispute Resolution

The eSports industry is currently growing at a tremendous speed. With irresistible commercial opportunities on offer for an increasingly diverse array of interested parties, it is perhaps inevitable that the industry will see an exponential growth in the number of disputes which occur. In this article we explore the extent to which the eSports industry is currently governed, discuss the industry’s problem with and reaction to doping, and also share our thoughts on the future development of dispute resolution in this area …


TMT: latest regulatory changes and jurisdictional developments

The Corporate LiveWire Technology, Media & Telecommunications 2015 Virtual Roundtable is a platform for TMT experts from around the world to discuss the latest regulatory changes and jurisdictional developments. Head of Olswang’s Telecoms practice Purvi Parekh, discusses the latest changes and developments in TMT, with highlight topics including: market consolidation, IoT services and new technologies such as wearables and 3D printing, piracy, and the key trends expected for the year ahead..


New rules will make it easier to run fundraising lotteries

Following our previous article where we discussed plans to reform the regulation for society lotteries, the Government has proposed draft legislation which will relax the rules surrounding the holding of small lotteries for fundraising purposes. If passed, this will apply from 6 April 2016.

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