Microsoft & Activision Blizzard: competition authorities move towards merger control

Microsoft & Activision Blizzard

Since Microsoft announced its acquisition of Activision Blizzard, the largest independent video games’ developer and publisher worldwide, competitors and national competition authorities alike have been busy, around the world, in assessing the potential substantial lessening of competition that such a large deal may entail. Let’s dive in, and assess where this acquisition is at, in…

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Gaming, esports & dispute resolution: a brave new world

Gaming, esports & dispute resolution

Gaming, and the competitive games sector, in particular esports and virtual sports, are growing exponentially. The magnitude of such growth can be measured by global financial, economic and social metrics. While this development is no doubt advantageous for the sports, gaming and esports sectors, it raises issues in relation to the most adequate ways to…

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Lawfully Creative | Wendy Bernfeld, a digital agent and rights expert bringing value to the streaming industry

Wendy Bernfeld
‟Lawfully Creative” podcast
‟Lawfully Creative” podcast
Lawfully Creative | Wendy Bernfeld, a digital agent and rights expert bringing value to the streaming industry
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Wendy Bernfeld has built a stellar career in the streaming industry, even before online video on demand existed! Let’s hear how she got a start, and built up from that, to become the managing director of Amsterdam-based streaming consultancy Rights Stuff.

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Lawfully Creative | Kim Bingham, from mudgirl to finance maverick

Kim Bingham
‟Lawfully Creative” podcast
‟Lawfully Creative” podcast
Lawfully Creative | Kim Bingham, from mudgirl to finance maverick
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Kim Bingham is a music performer, recording artist and singer songwriter who has evolved with the times, from ska, to grunge, to rock, to pop, and now, to finance and wealth management. Her 20 years’ career in the music industry is impressive for its resilience, drive and focus on providing the most authentic, engaging and…

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