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A dispute concerning the screenplay for the 2016 Hollywood biographical comedy “Florence Foster Jenkins” (FFJ) – a film about a tone-deaf New York socialite who labours under the delusion that she is a talented opera singer – has this month produced a Court of Appeal decision centring on the parties’ own adjustment to reality. Apart […]
Through a series of thought leadership and analysis articles, we have discussed issues and opportunities associated with brownfield site development. Examining areas of importance, we have taken a closer look at historical title issues, mitigating risk and dealing with contamination, considerations of planning and obtaining funding. More recently, we have looked at possible uses for […]
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has handed down a preliminary ruling in a case focussing on the validity of consent obtained from internet users by means of pre-ticked checkbox, and information obligations regarding cookies. The ECJ was reviewing the cookie consent requirements in accordance with the Cookie Directive 2002/58/EC (Cookie Directive), and the General […]
Fladgate is delighted to announce the appointment of construction and engineering expert Elliot Lewis as a partner in the firm’s construction team. Elliot joins from Brecher, having previously worked at Davies Arnold Cooper (now DAC Beachcroft LLP), Titmuss Sainer Dechert, McKenna & Co and Nabarro Nathanson. Elliot specialises in advising clients on UK domestic development […]
Fladgate acted for the majority shareholder of Conversio, a popular ecommerce platform, on its sale to CM Group, a global technology company and the owner of Campaign Monitor. With the transaction completed, Conversio’s technology is now being used to launch CM Commerce, a new email marketing solution tailored for retailers looking to accelerate their growth. […]
Fladgate is delighted that the firm has shown a strong performance in Chambers and Partners Guide 2020. In this UK guide, the firm is featured in two brand new rankings, saw improvement in three rankings, and maintained thirteen strong rankings, including the Band 1 ranking in Corporate M&A. The rankings are made after extensive research […]
In June Facebook announced to much public fanfare that it intends to roll out a new digital currency called Libra for use in 2020, allowing its users across the globe to make online financial transactions. It has quickly become clear that Facebook faces a significant battle to ensure that the Libra project does not become […]
Fladgate is delighted to maintain a Band 1 ranking in the 2020 Chambers UK guide for the Corporate M&A: Lower Mid-Market category. Grant Gordon, Head of Corporate, said: “The team is delighted once again to receive this recognition by Chambers, which is a significant endorsement of our approach, our professionalism and the strong relationship we […]
Fladgate is delighted to be ranked Tier 1 in the 2019 edition of Legal 500 in the M&A: Deals Up To £50m. Grant Gordon, Head of Corporate, said: “we are very pleased once again to receive this recognition by Legal 500, which is a significant endorsement of our work, our professionalism and the strong relationship […]
Fladgate advised leading securities firm Cenkos on the placing for the listed exploration company 88 Energy Limited in both the UK and Australia, which was implemented by way of an accelerated bookbuild. 88 Energy is an exploration company currently exploring onshore Alaska in a prolific liquids-rich area. The proceeds of the Placing, together with 88 […]
“You’ve got to pick a pocket or two….” from the renowned musical “Oliver” resembles how some landlords used to overcharge tenants on in order to create some extra cash for themselves. The new Tenant Fees Act is in force in England as of 1 June 2019, capping the amount renters can be charged for their […]
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