Archive: May 2021

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How FinTech has transformed the business landscape

May 28, 2021

As FinTech has brought rapid and profound changes to the world on a broad scale, businesses, financial institutions and even law firms must adapt to these changes to have a chance to succeed in the long term.

SPAC Market Update

May 27, 2021

In this episode of the Currents Podcast we discuss the renewable energy SPAC market and explain why technology-focused companies are subject to de-SPACing.

Can you use a neologism to name a new or emerging technology and expect it to be protected by a registered trade mark?

May 20, 2021

Is it enough that a brand is a neologism for it to constitute a registrable trade mark? Are neologisms automatically considered distinctive for registration and validity of a mark?

Buying or selling a technology business? Seven key issues to consider

May 17, 2021

This article identifies some of the critical and practical issues to keep top of mind when buying or selling a tech business.

Transforming Adversity into Opportunity: The Need for New Technologies Fuels Insurance M&A

May 13, 2021

New technologies have the potential to transform the insurance industry, having driven a flurry of M&A activity in early 2021.

Funding M&A deals with Bitcoin

May 11, 2021

As Bitcoin gains increasing traction since its inception 11 years ago, we begin to question whether it will slowly replace traditional dollar funding in M&A deals.

Technology joint ventures: Partnering for the future

May 06, 2021

This article examines the key aspects of joint ventures in the technology sector and the particular issues and challenges that these joint ventures raise.

Think Before You App

May 05, 2021

As we increase our app use we need to think about the risks to privacy.