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Take your game to the next level: the interactive media landscape in Europe

Every February, gaming aficionados from all over the world gather in San Francisco for GDC (the Gaming Developers Conference). The interesting thing about gaming, especially online and mobile gaming, is...

Written on 14 Feb 2017


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Private Fund Limited Partnerships: the UK’s new flexible real estate investment structure for 2017

Over €50 billion of capital is expected to be invested in global real estate during 2017, with North American investors on target to grow their global real estate allocation from...

Written on 7 Feb 2017


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International Private Equity and Venture Capital Update

In this international private equity and venture capital newsletter, we look at current sector developments and the outlook for 2017 across the most active PE and VC jurisdictions in Europe,...

Written on 1 Feb 2017


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Private equity and venture capital in the USA (outbound investment)

As we consider the state of global investment activity, we can look back at the statistics of 2016 which show a reasonable year for cross-border investments, an increasing confidence of...

Written on 31 Jan 2017


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Artificial Intelligence: Silicon Valley Tech Giants continue their race to compete for AI advantage

Artificial Intelligence (AI), an idea first conceived in the 1950s and a reliable sci-fi staple in the backlots of Hollywood studios ever since, is now a one of the hottest...

Written on 11 Nov 2016


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Has international data storage become a strategic choice following the Microsoft judgment?

A US court has recently ruled that Microsoft does not have to allow the US government access to personal data (in the form of a Microsoft Hotmail user’s emails) stored...

Written on 22 Sep 2016


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Hyperlinks and Copyright in Europe

Last Thursday (08 September 2016) the CJEU handed down a judgment in a case which will have implications for digital publishers, from newspapers to bloggers. The case (GS Media v...

Written on 13 Sep 2016


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Defending both creators and the public: will AI and the blockchain transform IP management?

The ultimate goal of an artificial general intelligence – a computer that can perform any task a human can do – is still some way off.  But well before that...

Written on 13 Sep 2016


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The world is your oyster…

Globalization is a word that has become part of so many business objectives today.  Not just for those larger corporations planning to conquer the world but also for earlier stage...

Written on 24 Aug 2016


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