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Filter Future? Updates on the Copyright Directive and Platform Liability

European Union - October 11 2021 Recent developments at the CJEU give some shape to the practical implications of Article 17 of the Copyright Directiv…

Watch What You Write: Communications on Personal Devices Could Be Disclosable in Litigation

United Kingdom - October 7 2021 When it comes to personal devices, people increasingly communicate across multiple platforms, often in an informal and unguarded manner. However, high…

ESG Toolkit Expands for European PE

Global - October 7 2021 Market sentiment and the increasing importance of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) to firms’ competitiveness across the market, combined…

Could PE Benefit From the Universal Adoption of “Super Senior” RCFs in Leveraged Financings?

Global, United Kingdom - October 7 2021 Undrawn credit lines are essential to private equity but in short supply from banks. Undrawn revolving credit facilities (RCFs) are essential to…

UK Supreme Court Affirms “Orthodox” Approach to Liquidated Damages in English Law

United Kingdom - October 4 2021 Importantly for commercial parties, the decision indicates that parties are assumed to be aware of this approach…

The Smile Telecoms Restructuring Plan: A Closer Look

European Union, United Kingdom - September 28 2021 A restructuring plan completed earlier this year by Smile Telecoms notches up a number of firsts…

Key Proposals for the UK’s Vertical Block Exemption Successor

European Union, United Kingdom - September 15 2021 The proposals include certain notable changes, while also mirroring the current UK framework and the European Commission’s planned approach in many…

FCA Proposes Enhanced Disclosures on Diversity and Inclusion for Listed Companies

United Kingdom - August 23 2021 The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a consultation setting out proposed changes to its Listing Rules (LRs) and Disclosure Guidance…

UK Government Publishes Draft Online Safety Bill to Tackle Illegal and Harmful Content Online

United Kingdom - June 28 2021 The proposals includes fines for non-compliance of up to the greater of £18 million or 10% of a provider’s annual global revenue…

Europe Set for Increased SPAC Activity

European Union, United Kingdom, USA - June 24 2021 As interest in European SPACs heats up amid an increasingly receptive regulatory environment, dealmakers must navigate market differences…