Bitcoin, Dogecoin, XRP: Choose Your Cryptocurrency

I think everyone has heard and read about the recent revelations of bitcoin and dogecoin, courtesy of Mr. Musk. But some of us might be thinking what is cryptocurrency all about? Why is it all over the news right now?  Well, we are here to talk all things cryptocurrency to get you up to speed!  An... Continue Reading →

The Empire Has Fallen – Is the Grass Greener On the Other Side?

The online fashion retailer, ASOS, has acquired some of the well-known brands from Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia group. The fashion giant has acquired the following brands:  Topshop;Topman;Miss Selfridge; andHIIT ASOS paid the administrators of Philip Green’s collapsed Arcadia empire £265 million (paying a further £30 million for the stock). The purchase was completed to accelerate ASOS’s... Continue Reading →

Tesla: Rocking the Boat or Floating Nicely?

Tesla, the electric vehicle and clean energy company, has been at the forefront of sustainable transport for the past decade. Since Tesla went public on the NASDAQ stock exchange in 2010, the company has been making countless headlines. One of the positive recent stories was Tesla’s introduction on to the S&P 500 Index.     The S&P... Continue Reading →

What’s the deal with Google? … Google it.

Google.  Need I say more? Everyone knows Google.  The quintessential search engine.  Why does my stomach hurt?  Google it.  Why am I always hungry?  Google it.  Why is my Law degree so hard?  Just… you get the idea. For years, Google has been the dominant search engine, holding over 90% of the international search market... Continue Reading →

Bird & Bird Open Day Review

Oh, how things have changed since I wrote my last Open Day review! From virtual vacation schemes to remote (net)working, the legal profession has changed significantly since the pandemic hit. A firm that has dealt particularly well with this change is Bird & Bird, which recently hosted a fantastic Open Day that I shall be... Continue Reading →

One Small Step for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Signatories, One Giant Leap for International Trade:

The new Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) has been signed between China, Japan and Asian-Pacific countries. To quickly introduce the RCEP, it is one of the most extensive and substantial trade agreements signed to date! Jargon Buster: All image rights belong to According To A Law Student (ATALS). Let’s back up for a second. Before... Continue Reading →

CASE STUDY: The Apple v Epic Games Saga: A Fortnite-mare

The Facts: Apple has been making headlines recently over the row with the entertainment company, Epic Games, the creator of the Fortnite games franchise. The disagreement centres around Epic’s membership of Apple’s Developer Program. The Program gives developers (such as Epic) everything they need to build, test, and deploy apps across Apple’s devices through the App... Continue Reading →

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