Audit clauses – Radiohead caught between a rock and a hard place – Technology Law Update

Posted October 19th, 2015 in accounts, contracts, drafting, news, performing arts by sally

‘A recent unreported decision over a royalties and audit clause shows that the court’s interpretation will not necessarily harmonise with what the contract draftsman intended.’

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Technology Law Update, 16th October 2015

Source: www.technology-law-blog.co.uk

Council fights off High Court bid to derail busking licensing scheme – Local Government Lawyer

Posted March 11th, 2014 in appeals, licensing, local government, London, news, performing arts by tracey

‘The London Borough of Camden has successfully fought off a High Court challenge to its proposed regime for the licensing of busking.
Following a two-day hearing last month, Mrs Justice Patterson has now ruled that the introduction of the scheme was lawful.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 11th March 2014

Source: www.localgovernmentlawyer.co.uk

Street performers mount legal challenge against Camden council’s decision to licence busking – The Independent

Posted November 25th, 2013 in licensing, local government, London, news, performing arts by tracey

‘Camden council’s decision to licence busking across the borough faces a legal challenge from the Association of Street Artists and Performers.’

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The Independent, 22nd November 2013

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Original Bucks Fizz members lose trade mark battle over name – OUT-LAW.com

Posted September 7th, 2011 in news, performing arts, trade marks by sally

“The public would be likely to be confused if three original members of Bucks Fizz were allowed to register a trade mark that included the band’s name, the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has ruled.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 6th September 2011

Source: www.out-law.com

Government faces calls to overhaul visa rules for foreign performers – The Guardian

Posted March 21st, 2011 in immigration, news, performing arts, visas by sally

“The case of an American cellist, Kristin Ostling, who was sent back to Chicago by British immigration officials when she came to the UK to take part in an unpaid recital, has fuelled demands for an overhaul of the visa system for visiting artists and musicians.”

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The Guardian, 21st March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk