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A 5-minute podcast for UK law students to keep up with legal and commercial developments, with a focus on policy and technology.

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A 5-minute podcast for UK law students to keep up with legal and commercial developments, with a focus on policy and technology.

contact@lawtalkpod.com
https://www.lawtalkpod.com

Disclaimer: The content in these podcasts is provided for academic purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice. See full disclaimer on the website.

    Episode 002: Battle Royale - Epic Games v. Apple and Google

    Episode 002: Battle Royale - Epic Games v. Apple and Google

    Epic Games is suing Apple and Google over Fortnite in-app purchases. What's going on, what are Epic's claims, and who might this affect? 

    TIMESTAMPS

    (00:05) Epic Games is suing Apple

    (00:32) Fortnite's business model and tech giants' slice of the pie

    (01:52) Epic Games' allegations against Apple and Google

    (03:14) A likely unsuccessful application for a preliminary injunction?

    (04:28) What about Europe?

    • 5 min
    Episode 001: The Pound Falls Again

    Episode 001: The Pound Falls Again

    The pound has fallen again. What happened (hint: Brexit), and how does this affect corporations and litigation?

    TIMESTAMPS

    (00:05) The pound has fallen again

    (00:53) Fall in value after

    (01:05) Boris Johnson's remarks on Brexit negotiations spook currency markets

    (01:58) Resignation of GLD head Jonathan Jones; Tories admit breaking the law in a 'very specific and limited way'

    (02:49) Who benefits from a weaker pound? Who stands to lose?

    (04:10) How do forex fluctuations affect litigation?

    CASES

    Elkamet v Saint Gobain [2016] EWHC 3421 PC, MacInnes v. Gross [2017] EWHC 127 QB

    • 5 min

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