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WHAT WILL BREXIT MEAN FOR BROADCASTERS?
If you missed our Webinar on ‘What Brexit will mean for Broadcasters’, click here to find a copy of the slide deck and a recording of the session.
Data and sporting integrity - the key issues to consider
The use of data for betting integrity is important to sports bodies, betting companies who rely on the integrity of sport to maintain trust and minimise losses
DLA Piper advises trio of lenders on financing Spurs' new stadium development
DLA Piper has advised Goldman Sachs Bank USA, HSBC Bank plc and Bank of America Merrill Lynch International Limited on their financing of a new stadium.
Evaluating human rights risks for mega sporting event hosts
The groundswell of activity related to human rights risk and major sporting events has seen sport governing bodies developing tools to manage this area.
Gareth Thomas helps DLA Piper relaunch Iris LGBT+ group
DLA Piper's LGBT+ network group, Iris, relaunched last week with an event including a speech from former Welsh rugby player Gareth Thomas.
Advertising and Marketing to Children - Global Report
A report on the legal and regulatory framework surrounding advertising and marketing to children in 37 jurisdictions.
DLA Piper Sweden sponsors Alpine Ski World Cup
DLA Piper Sweden participates as sponsor at the Alpine Ski World Cup parallel slalom competition
DLA Piper advises BLK International Pty Ltd on acquisition of BLK Sport
Global law firm DLA Piper has advised BLK International Pty Ltd on its acquisition of apparel business BLK Sport.
DLA Piper advises Ocean Outdoor on Piccadilly lights
DLA Piper has advised leading Out of Home media company Ocean Outdoor on the milestone upgrade of the iconic Piccadilly lights site in London.
DLA Piper advises the AFL on acquisition of Etihad Stadium
Global law firm DLA Piper has advised the Australian Football League (AFL) on the landmark acquisition of Melbourne's Etihad Stadium.
Media, Sport and Entertainment Intelligence - October 2016
It’s been a busy Summer of sport, and as we move towards the tail end of the year we are seeing a surge in Bills being reviewed and consultations announced.
Media, Sport and Entertainment Intelligence - September 2016
It’s been a great month for sports fans with the Rio Olympics providing a daily dose of exceptional sporting memories.
DLA Piper advises Silver Heritage Group on its IPO, ASX listing and debt financing
DLA Piper advised Silver Heritage Group Ltd on its initial public offering and listing on the ASX.
Media, Sport and Entertainment Intelligence - August 2016
The Rio 2016 Summer Olympics have been dominating the headlines for a number of reasons, ranging from broadcasting options through to doping accusations.
DLA Piper advises Penn National Gaming, Inc. in acquisition of Rocket Games, Inc.
DLA Piper represented Penn National Gaming, Inc. in its acquisition of Rocket Games, Inc.
DLA Piper advises Playtech on the majority acquisition of Best Gaming Technology
DLA Piper has advised Playtech on the acquisition of a 90% stake in Best Gaming Technology (BGT), a retail gambling company, for EUR 138 million.
The Trade Secrets Directive: New protection for businesses?
The Trade Secrets Directive was adopted on 26 May 2016 by the European Council and will need to be implemented by all Member States by the end of 2018.