Stephen Fry and Al Murray accompany Preiskel team at the Courts of Justice on Twitter Joke Trial Appeal

For more information, please see the BBC link  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-18607798 or follow it on twitter at #twitterjoketrial.  There were articles in most of the leading newspapers, the Telegraph article being at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/9359211/John-Betjeman-would-have-been-prosecuted-under-Twitter-joke-laws-court-hears.html the trial is being covered internationally and Al Jazeera posted quite an informative video: http://www.aljazeera.com/video/europe/2012/06/2012627141548515236.html A more in depth analysis of the legal position is set…

Preiskel & Co advises IXcellerate on closing an IFC (World Bank) investment for rolling out its international data centre business

Preiskel & Co advised IXcellerate in the negotiation and securing of an investment from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group.  The IFC was among the investors that subscribed for the Series A equity issue. Upon completion of all phases, the project cost is expected to total around $55 million, most…

Daniel Preiskel co-moderating a telecoms panel at the IBA Communications Law Conference in Lisbon

The full conference agenda is as follows: 09:15 – 09:30 Key Note Address Georg Serentschy (Chair of BEREC) 09:30 – 10:30 Regulatory Up-date Speakers: Reinald Kruger – Head of Unit Information Society EU Commission Stefano Fratta – Telefonica Digital Bart-Jan van Dijk – Verizon Business Moderators: Chung-Nian Lam – Wong Partnership LLP Anne Vallery – …

Preiskel & Co to host ITSPA (Internet Telephony Service Provider Association) Workshop

The ITSPA Vendor Workshop will take place on 31st May 2012 at Preiskel & Co LLP 5 Fleet Place, London, EC4M 7RD. For further information, please email info@preiskel.com or admin@itspa.org.uk the full programme is: 2pm — Registration 2.10pm — Panel Session 1: “The Future of Handsets” Panellists: Ron Corttaar, Gigaset; Steve Watts, Yealink; Hicham Atif, Grandstream. Chair: Stephanie…

Preiskel & Co LLP voted “Telecoms Law Firm of the Year 2012 in England”

In Global Law Experts’ confirmation of this prestigious award, they stated that “during the recommendation stages we received over 19,000 responses from business directors, in-house counsel, independent law firms, high net-worth individuals, bar associations, visitors to the GLE website and LinkedIn users. These recommendations were combined with GLE’s own independent research to create a shortlist…

ZDNet quotes David Allen Green in article on SOCA’s enforcement actions concerning illegal music downloads

The full article can be viewed at  http://www.zdnet.co.uk/news/security-management/2012/02/16/soca-police-can-monitor-file-download-histories-40095058/ In brief SOCA (Serious Organised Crime Agency) hailed the success of an operation against music blog RnBXclusive, which provided links to illegal music downloads. The agency took down the site, posting in its place a warning to people using the site for downloads that they could face up to…