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Commercial Awareness: The Fortnightly Round-Up (w/b 18th September)

Understanding the complex world of commerce is vital for aspiring commercial lawyers. In a bumper edition before it takes a well-earned break, Keep Calm Talk Law's fortnightly commercial awareness round-up sets out a succinct and manageable guide to the commercial stories you should know about.

20:00, 24th September 2017

‘Broadcast Yourself’ Within The Limits: Fair Use on YouTube

A recent American case saw, for the first time, a maker of a YouTube video that used clips made by other YouTubers taken to court. It sheds light on the similarities between two doctrines of English and American law that govern when the exclusive right granted by copyright law can be overcome.

12:00, 19th September 2017

Robot Wars? Autonomous Weapons and International Humanitarian Law

With the increasing likelihood that weapons equipped with AI that operate independently of humans may feature in conflicts, humanity must answer two key question related to their use: will these weapons ever be able to comply with international humanitarian law and if so, should we allow them to?

12:00, 15th September 2017

Through the Looking Glass: Law and Interdisciplinarity

There is a tendency among lawyers to focus solely on the black-letter provisions of the law. By doing so, they neglect a valuable method with which to solve problems: examining the issue through a new lens that offers a different perspective that might shed light on a hitherto unknown solution.

12:00, 5th September 2017

Commercial Awareness: The Fortnightly Round-Up (w/b 28th August)

Understanding the complex world of commerce is vital for aspiring commercial lawyers. Keep Calm Talk Law's fortnightly commercial awareness feature moves forward, providing a succinct and manageable guide to the commercial stories you should know about.

19:00, 3rd September 2017

Brexit and State Aid: A Sad Story or Freedom from Bureaucratic Constraint?

The form that the UK's relationship with the EU will take following Brexit remains unclear. The arrangements put in place could impact heavily on the law governing State aid in the UK; it is as yet unknown whether this area of the law will face continuity or change. How might this all play out?

12:00, 1st September 2017

Commercial Awareness: The Fortnightly Round-Up (w/b 14th August)

Understanding the complex world of commerce is vital for aspiring commercial lawyers. Keep Calm Talk Law's fortnightly commercial awareness feature continues to provide a succinct and manageable guide to the commercial stories you should know about.

19:00, 20th August 2017

Carrying Some Baggage? The Law of Airlines and Lost Luggage

It seems almost inevitable that, at some point, a journey abroad will be affected by a problem with an airline. One of the most typical problems is with luggage that either gets damaged, delayed or lost. So is the law governing this area satisfactory and fair for passengers?

12:00, 15th August 2017

Could the EU become a Military Union?

A provision in one of the EU's two main Treaties appears to impose a collective defence obligation that is comparable to that which forms the bedrock of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO). Is it therefore possible to argue that the EU could become, or is already, a military Union?

12:00, 8th August 2017

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Drones, Donald and Distinction: Civilian Protection in Contemporary Warfare

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