The KSLR Commercial and Financial Law Blog, part of the King’s College Student Law Review, is launching a Short Blog Post Competition (500-1000 words) on trade and investment law and policy. Continue reading
2. Personal Data as an Asset
https://www.sas.ac.uk/events/event/15543?utm_source=IALS&utm_campaign=9bd930c363-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_01_29&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a2fff226ac-9bd930c363-5159009133. Distributive Justice & World Trade Law
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/distributive-justice-world-trade-law-registration-41828642596?aff=es24. 2nd KCL TTIPills Lecture “Transparency in Investment Arbitration”
http://www.lawttip.eu/news-and-events/2nd-kcl-ttipills-lecture-series-event-2017-2018/5. 3rd KCL TTIPills Lecture “Investment Treaty Drafting”
2. Thirty Years’ Law: Local Authorities, National Courts and the Global Derivatives Market
3. Regulating Corporate Behaviour
4. Economic Convergence in the Euro Area
http://www.lse.ac.uk/european-institute/events/2018-01-29-economic-convergence-in-the-euro-area Continue reading
Naomi Owolabi, LLB student, King’s College London
After Star Wars: The Last Jedi achieved $220 million in its opening weekend late last year, Disney’s potential purchase of 21st Century Fox and its subsidiaries for $52.4 billion (£39 billion) may end up conferring to the company dominance over Hollywood. Disney has publicly stated that its aim with this deal is to enter the market of online streaming and rival its competitors in the sector, the most direct one currently being Netflix.
The Disney-21st Century Fox merger, formally proposed last December, is only the latest and most visible example of a trend of convergence among the big players in the Entertainment and Media (E&M) industry in the last few decades. A convergence that is at the centre of the academic and public eye by reason of its potential compatibility with antitrust regulation and potential economic fallouts. This article seeks to explain the direct and broader economic and legal consequences of this negotiating monumental international merger, which is attracting both praises and critiques from Washington.