From Sports Betting to the Stock Market... what’s the difference? Since the Coronavirus outbreak there has been virtually no sports betting due to nearly all sports events around the world being cancelled. What we have seen is the rise of an army of day traders who had previously been avid betters on a host of sporting events who have now [...]
The UK Jurisdiction Taskforce (“UKJT”) is one of six taskforces that make up the LawTech Delivery Panel established by the UK government, the judiciary and the Law Society of England and Wales as a collaborative discussion forum to promote the use of technology in the UK’s legal sector. In May 2019 the UKJT issued a public consultation seeking to identify [...]
Jon Poole and team acted for the founders of the digital experience agency Manifesto Digital on the sale of Manifesto Digital to Panoply Holdings and their subsequent involvement in the AIM IPO of Panoply Holdings – following an over-subscription, with a market capitalisation at admission of approximately £30 million and having raised gross proceeds of £5 million. Manifesto joins the [...]
We are delighted to have acted for tvONE on its acquisition of Green Hippo, a developer and manufacturer of award-winning media servers and digital display products with offices in the UK and the US. This acquisition further extends their reach across commercial integration, live events and creative video technology. The transaction was led by Corporate partner, Kelly Whitfield, and assisted [...]
Teacher Stern Data Protection specialists Martine Nathan and Tom Gibby will be co-hosting a breakfast seminar with Channel Telecom on the practical steps to undertake in order to get ready for the GDPR, specifically for those in the Telecoms industry. The breakfast seminar will take place on Friday 16th February 2018 at Teacher Stern offices.
2018 will see a number of major changes to the commercial landscape that will affect many businesses. Particularly at risk will be those who charge customers for paying by credit or debit card, or who process any personal data of EU citizens at any time (of customers, clients or their staff). Set out below is a summary of the impending [...]
With less than a year to go before the GDPR becomes enforceable, all businesses, if they haven’t done so already, need to start taking the GDPR seriously. The increased levels of potential fines have hit the headlines, but the GDPR is about much more than that. It’s about bringing data protection to the forefront of a business’ structure and culture [...]
Teacher Stern recently acted for the founder of the Eyecon group of companies on his sale to Playtech plc for total consideration of up to £50 million. Further details can be found here: Playtech bets £50m on bingo specialist Eyecon as it looks to bolster content Playtech Acquires Eyecon to Consolidate Presence on UK Regulated Market
Teacher Stern has been ranked in the 2015 edition of The Legal 500; the leading guide to law firms in the UK. Teacher Stern received rankings in Commercial Litigation, Property Finance & Sport.