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2015 TIGA Conference on Access to Finance (February 2015)

Vincent Scheurer gave a talk entitled “Preparing your Studio for Investment” at the TIGA Conference on Access to Finance in February 2015.

Tax Breaks – keeping the dream alive

Congratulations to everyone at TIGA for having the strength and foresight to push for tax breaks in the face of constant and sustained opposition from inside and outside the games industry. You won the argument on its merits. Great job.

Congratulations to NaturalMotion

Sarassin LLP is proud to have worked with NaturalMotion since 2005.  The $525m acquisition by Zynga, Inc. represents a milestone in the history of the UK games industry, and shows that world class businesses can still be built here.

2014 Winchester Conference on Trust, Risk, Information and the Law (April 2014)

Vincent Scheurer delivered a paper at the Winchester Conference on Trust, Risk, Information & the Law entitled ‘The Prosecutor’s Fallacy: how many innocent people have been convicted and how can miscarriages of justice be identified after the event?‘  The conference took place on the 29th April 2014.  See here for details.

Winner: Best Legal Services Provider, TIGA Awards 2013 (November 2013)

Sarassin LLP has won the award for the best provider of legal services at the prestigious 2013 TIGA Awards held at Pinewood Studios in November 2013. A full list of the winners can be seen here.

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Newsnight (September 2013)

Vincent appeared on Newsnight (as well as BBC News, You and Yours and Wake Up to Money) on the 26th September 2013 as a representative of the video games industry following the publication of the Office of Fair Trading’s findings about free to play games.

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Games Tax Relief

Sarassin LLP is a committed supporter of Games Tax Relief in the United Kingdom. Sarassin is also at the forefront of the investigation into behind-the-scenes lobbying against Games Tax Relief during the previous Labour administration. The story so far can be found here. If you have any questions about the story so far (or the story to come) please contact Vincent Scheurer here.

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