Alibaba vs The Chinese Regulators. First Warning…

Chinese tech giant Alibaba has been served with a $2.8 billion (£2billion) fine imposed by the country’s anti-monopoly regulator. China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) enforced the measure after it was claimed that Alibaba had been abusing its dominant market position for years.                      The penalty is the latest in a chain of events targeting... Continue Reading →

NFTs and Intellectual Property Law: The Craze, the Crux and the Questions

NFTs: An Introduction: Another day, another crypto-token! And so, we enter the era of the non-fungible token and witness yet another expansion in the world of crypto assets. NFTs have recently been brought to the fore of mainstream media by the sale of animations made by the infamous Grimes who sold $6 million (£4.3m) worth of... 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 →

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