PRS for Music (PRSfM) has won its appeal against a decision of the Copyright Tribunal that it had jurisdiction to set the terms of the BBC’s licences with PRSfM to the extent that they concern foreign copyrights. Following a two day hearing in the High Court in London, Mr Justice Arnold allowed PRSfM’s appeal and… Read more »
Simkins are pleased to announce that we won “Case of The Year” at Spear’s Wealth Management Awards 2018, for the reputation team’s representation of Sir Cliff Richard in his ground-breaking privacy case against the BBC. Gideon Benaim who heads the Simkins reputation team was also shortlisted for “Lawyer of the Year – Reputation”.
On 13 September 2018 the Government published guidance entitled “Broadcasting and video-on-demand if there’s no Brexit deal” as one of a series of technical notices designed to help businesses understand what they would need to do in a “no deal” scenario, “so they can make informed plans and preparations”. The guidance sets out the legal… Read more »