Michael Prange participates in the IR Global Disputes Virtual Series – Technology & Disputes: The impact of new technology on litigation and dispute resolution

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers For the legal sector, COVID-19 has been a huge catalyst for change globally. Overnight, almost all legal advisors decamped en masse from their expensive mid-town and city offices to their homes to work. Personal meetings suddenly disappeared to be replaced by virtual meetings on Zoom or Microsoft Teams. As the UK […]

Michael PrangePartner, Weber & Sauberschwarz

Blaser Mills Law client wins case against Banksy

This week Banksy lost his legal battle with Full Colour Black printing over the trademark of his famous artwork, the ‘Flower Thrower.’  Full Colour Black, represented by Blaser Mills Law Trade Mark Attorney, Aaron Wood, had built a business selling postcards of various graffiti based street art work, using photos they had taken themselves. Last […]

James SimpsonPartner, Blaser Mills Law

Blaser Mills Law acquires long-established High Wycombe firm

High Wycombe based law firm, Blaser Mills Law, has acquired reputable local solicitors, Reynolds Parry Jones LLP [RPJ], as part of its ongoing growth and expansion. Blaser Mills Law is already one of the largest law firms in the region and will be further bolstered by the addition of RPJ’s operations and long-held reputation in […]

Jonathan LilleyPartner, Executive Chairman, Blaser Mills Law

Law Firms Should Not Forget Upcoming New York SHIELD Act Safeguards Deadline

Just as many companies and their outside counsel have temporarily caught their breath in the run-up to the California Consumer Privacy Act compliance deadline, it is important to remember that portions of the New York SHIELD ACT[i] are going into effect soon that affirmatively require any person or business handling New York resident private information […]

Joseph DeMarcoPartner, DeVore & DeMarco LLP

Flexible Furlough Scheme Guidance

Last week the Government released guidance for the new Flexible Furlough Scheme that applies from 1 July 2020. This is the start of the “tapering arrangements” for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) which is available to employers whose operations have been affected by Covid-19. The guidance provided by the Government has been criticized for […]

James SimpsonPartner, Blaser Mills Law

Gonçalo Cerejeira Namora participates in the IR Global Guide – International Governance: The Risks You Face as a Global Director

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers As companies continue to look for opportunities in global markets, directors from diverse jurisdictions are hired to serve on the boards of foreign businesses as well as domestic ones that have operations and assets in other countries. Enterprises across the world look for directors from other jurisdictions for any number of […]

Gonçalo Cerejeira NamoraSenior Associate, Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão

Eduardo Castro Marques participates in the IR Global Guide – International Governance: The Risks You Face as a Global Director

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers As companies continue to look for opportunities in global markets, directors from diverse jurisdictions are hired to serve on the boards of foreign businesses as well as domestic ones that have operations and assets in other countries. Enterprises across the world look for directors from other jurisdictions for any number of […]

Eduardo Castro MarquesPartner, Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão

Holiday entitlement and pay during Coronavirus

On 13th May 2020, the Government published guidance on holiday entitlement and pay during the Covid-19 pandemic. The new guidance provides employers with information on how holiday entitlement and pay operates during this time, particularly in respect of employees placed on furlough leave. Although useful, it is important to remember that the guidance reflects the Government’s […]

James SimpsonPartner, Blaser Mills Law

Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão Add New Practice Area in Data Privacy & Security to their IR Global Membership Gonçalo

Your fellow members; Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão the exclusive Mergers & Acquisitions and Employment Law (Corporate) member in Portugal, are pleased to announce an addition of a new practice area Data Privacy & Security to their IR Global membership. This new position adds further strength to their membership and offers further support for fellow members in the […]

Gonçalo Cerejeira NamoraSenior Associate, Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão

The Health Law Consultancy joins IR as the exclusive Life Sciences and Data Privacy & Security Member in Illinois

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Kathy Roe of The Health Law Consultancy. Kathy has joined IR as our exclusive Life Sciences and Data Privacy & Security member in Illinois. Health Law Consultancy’s areas of particular proficiency include serving evolving markets and emerging companies and counselling on health […]

Kathy RoeManaging Attorney, Health Law Consultancy

STUDIO | LEGALE COVID-19 Vademecum

Unfortunately, the world is under the spell of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2. In addition to its very serious impact on the health, the virus affects society in many other ways. Shops and restaurants are being closed, lockdowns are being imposed, borders are being closed, festivals and other events are being cancelled, […]

Joost PeetersPartner, STUDIO | LEGALE

Working From Home? Please Practice Good Cyber-Hygiene!

As corporations and even entire municipalities are increasingly advising their employees to work from home in light of COVID-19, it is important to remember that doing so it not without its risks. For any organization that has information to protect — be it is customer or employee personally identifying information, financial information, or confidential and […]

Joseph DeMarcoPartner, DeVore & DeMarco LLP