Luxury at a price - Who stands to pay for copyright blocking injunctions?
Protecting intellectual property on the internet has been, and continues to be, a hot topic from both legal and commercial points of view. Following the Court of Appeals ruling in the Cartier case we consider who now stands to pay for blocking injunctions - the ISP or the brand owner?
Why is this particular plumber important? The Supreme Court’s earlier decision in Autoclenz v Belcher gave the green light for Tribunals to look behind the strict words of the contract, where they did not match the reality of the situation. The issue now is whether the classic tests for employment status are relevant and applicable in the light of challenges posed by new ways and means of working.
Tech Breakfast Series discusses technology developments
Our Tech Breakfast series commenced on 7 June with Geoff White speaking on the latest developments in technology that are affecting our world. The Tech Breakfast Series invites thought leaders to cover a wide range of different subjects impacting the technology and innovation sector.
Boyes Turner act for US client Culligan on share acquisition of Culligan (UK) Limited
Boyes Turner’s Corporate Group have acted for longstanding US client, Culligan, the world leading water treatment products company, in the share acquisition by its Italian business group of the UK-based former franchisee entity, Culligan (UK) Limited for an undisclosed sum.
Wind Farm legal challenge reinforces limits on when s106 obligations can properly be considered relevant to a planning decision
A recent High Court challenge of a refusal to grant planning permission for a wind farm in North Cornwall has highlighted the limitations on what may lawfully be provided by way of a planning obligation under s106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.
Technology is transforming the dispute resolution world. From new technologies designed to increase the speed and quality of dispute resolution outcomes, to the slow, steady introduction of technology into court processes, lawyers are adapting to new ways of working...
How useful are online customer reviews for a business?
Following eBay and Amazon’s successes of buyers being able to review sellers or products there has been a marked rise in other companies giving their customers the ability to review products or services purchased from them. However, there are a number of things of which to be aware if you are considering providing a platform for your customers reviews.
Boyes Turner advise CIRCOR International Inc on acquisition of Colfax Fluid Handling (CFH)
Boyes Turner’s Corporate Group have acted for NYSE listed, CIRCOR International, Inc on the UK elements of its acquisition of Colfax Fluid Handling (CFH) from NYSE listed Colfax Corporation, for approximately $855 million.
Continuing advances in information technology have opened up an increasing amount of opportunities for a more flexible way of working across many industries. High speed broadband, cloud sharing and effective telecommunication are only a handful of ways employees can work more collaboratively and productively, especially outside of the office.