• Can Legal Privilege Prevent Seizure of Mobile Devices?

    Can Legal Privilege Prevent Seizure of Mobile Devices?

    A challenge to the Serious Fraud Office's (SFO) powers to seize and process privileged documents recently failed in a significant ruling in R McKenzie v The Director of the Serious Fraud Office. McKenzie (the Claimant), who was the subject of an investigation by the SFO, was arrested at Heathrow airport i...

  • 'Superhero' IP Case Dropped by Marvel & DC

    'Superhero' IP Case Dropped by Marvel & DC "Confusing"

    Commenting on the case which has been dropped by Marvel and DC Comics against a British businessman over the legal right to use the word ‘superhero’, IP expert, Tristan Sherliker, associate solicitor, EIP, said: “This news is great for Mr Jules. However it is also bad news for others who might be in ...

  • Bayer Monsanto $62 Billion Bid Led by Allen & Overy and Sullivan

    Bayer Monsanto $62 Billion Bid Led by Allen & Overy and Sullivan

    In response to further market speculation and stakeholder inquiries, Bayer is publicly disclosing the contents of its private proposal to acquire Monsanto. Bayer has made an all-cash offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Monsanto Company for $122 per share or an aggrega...

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Bayer Monsanto $62 Billion Bid Led by Allen & Overy and Sullivan

Bayer Monsanto $62 Billion Bid Led by Allen & Overy and Sullivan

In response to further market speculation and stakeholder inquiries, Bayer is publicly disclosing the contents of its private proposal to acquire Monsanto. Bayer has made an all-ca...

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Winston & Strawn Strengthens Transportation Finance Capabilities with the Addition of Two Partners in London

Winston & Strawn Strengthens Transportation Finance Capabilities with the Addition of Two Partners in London

Winston & Strawn LLP, a leading global law firm, recently announced that two partners have agreed to join its Transportation Finance Practice. Christopher Boresjo and Mark Mood...

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