Archive for August, 2016

General Counsel of all3media gives us the lowdown

Here we look further into the challenges facing In-house and General Counsel by speaking exclusively to Dónall Crehan, General Counsel to all3Media, a group of 21 leading production companies around the world, who operate as independent creators of TV and multi-platform programming and are creative and commercial leaders in their markets. Q: As General Counsel to a media company which produces TV, film and digita...

25 Feb 5:01 PM 0 Read More...

UK companies facing significant increase in fraud risk from cyber breaches and insider threats

Cyber breaches and insider threats, which include malicious employees stealing, manipulating or destroying data, are the fastest-growing risks for UK companies according to EY’s 2016 Global Forensic Data Analytics Survey, Shifting into high gear: mitigating risks and demonstrating returns.   The survey was conducted with 665 executives globally across nine industry sectors, including financial services, ...

25 Feb 4:53 PM 0 Read More...

Charities Bill would make Charity Commission ‘judge, jury and executioner’

As the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill nears the end of its legislative journey, the Charity Commission is set to get a windfall of new powers. The origins of the Bill date back nearly two and a half years and, in spite of considerable consultation, charity law experts are still concerned that certain provisions could seriously damage charity independence and cede too much to the sector’s regulato...

25 Feb 4:50 PM 0 Read More...

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23 Feb 9:50 PM 0 Read More...

SwiftKey joins Microsoft, advised by Cooley

Cooley London advised the shareholders of SwiftKey, including the founders Jon Reynolds and Ben Medlock and investors such as Accel Partners, Index Ventures and Octopus Investments on its acquisition by Microsoft. David Bresnick, London based partner in Cooley’s corporate team commented on the acquisition: “Given the number of parties involved and the short timeframe we were working with, this was a complex tr...

05 Feb 4:15 PM 0 Read More...