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BREXIT: LEGAL IMPACT
The impact of Brexit is likely to have far reaching consequences on the MSE sector. Read our collated views on the impact on the MSE sector, drilling down into specific legal issues.
What will Brexit mean for broadcasters?
Our global Media, Sport and Entertainment (MSE) team is delighted to invite you to our first webinar of 2017, focused on the impact Brexit is likely to have on broadcasters
The webinar will consider the impact of Brexit on the broadcast industry. Acclaimed Brexit commentator Alice Enders will provide the latest insight into the potential implications of Britain's exit from the European Union on businesses operating in the media and entertainment space.
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.
DLA Piper advises Catapult Sports on AU$100 million placement and accelerated entitlement offer and US and Irish acquisitions
DLA Piper has advised Catapult Group International on its AU$100 million equity raising.
Media, Sport and Entertainment Intelligence - July 2016
England falling out of the European Championships to Iceland was a shock to many fans, but we’ve also seen major developments in the media world in the US.
Sports Business Journal Elite Power Players
Sports Business Journal names Peter White, Charles Baker and Mark Whitaker "Elite Power Players".
DLA Piper represents ClearView Group in acquisition of Ebony and Jet magazines
DLA Piper advised ClearView Group, LLC in its acquisition of Ebony and Jet magazines from Johnson Publishing Company, LLC.
DLA Piper advises as Time Out lists on AIM
DLA Piper advised Liberum Capital Limited on their appointment as sole bookrunner on the IPO of Time Out Group plc and its admission to AIM.
Media, Sport and Entertainment Intelligence - June 2016
With the Olympics and the Euro Championship taking place this summer, it’s no surprise sport has been dominating the headlines.
DLA Piper achieves success for Casino Bad Homburg v.d. Höhe in employment action before German Federal Labour Court
DLA Piper has succeeded in dismissing the action of an employee in connection with a smoke-free workplace claim.