Our thoughts on the latest developments in our specialist sectors and services.

Impact of the draft EU Copyright Directive on the film & TV industry: reporting and contract adjustment

December 2018

The draft Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, more widely known as the EU Copyright Directive (the “Directive”), is set to introduce (amongst other things) two new contract adjustment provisions which have the…

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Employers must be held more accountable for workers’ mental health

Business leaders recently wrote an open letter to Theresa May to apply pressure on the…

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New loot box investigations in US and Australia

Last week the US Federal Trade Commission confirmed that it will be investigating loot boxes…

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Employers’ vicarious liability: far wider now than you might think

Most employers will be aware, based on a number of recent high profile court decisions…

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Film and TV contracts: the end of loan-out companies?

The Chancellor’s 2018 Budget set in motion changes for those who supply their services through…

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Vicarious Liability for Data Breaches

November 2018

The Court of Appeal has rejected Morrisons’ argument that it should not be liable for the criminal conduct of a rogue employee. In this case, a Morrison’s employee Andrew Skelton, leaked the private and confidential…

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