Legal news

GCs must step up to become mini-CEOs or risk existential failure

GCs must step up to become mini-CEOs or risk existential failure

GCs must become mini-CEOs of their legal organisations if they are to succeed in addressing the exponential changes in the legal marketplace, says Pearson GC Bjarne Tellmann.

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LITIGATION

Bombardier and Triumph reach settlement

Bombardier and Triumph reach settlement

Bombardier and Triumph have reached an undisclosed settlement some five months after the US aerospace supplier filed a $455 million lawsuit against the Quebec-based aircraft manufacturer.

MILLENNIALS

Millennials rewriting law firm DNA as they move into pole positions

Millennials rewriting law firm DNA as they move into pole positions

Millennials are driving a seismic shift in the legal profession as the buyers and sellers of legal services.

DATA COMPLIANCE

Companies at risk over personal data compliance

Companies at risk over personal data compliance

Failing to comply with new rules on data is becoming a dangerous risk, Wedlake Bell partner James Castro-Edwards warns companies holding personal data.

EXPANSION

Clutch Group and Morae Legal merge to become Morae Global

Clutch Group and Morae Legal merge to become Morae Global

Clutch Group and Morae Legal complete merger to become Morae Global aiming to provide legal and compliance solutions for corporates worldwide.

Blogs

INTERNATIONAL TREATIES

Iran elections strengthen trading conditions

Iran elections strengthen trading conditions

With the elections over, trading with Iran looks set to improve despite US presidential mood swings.

COSTS

Controlling litigation costs

Controlling litigation costs

The idea that the court must rubber stamp an agreed budget that it believes to be disproportionate goes against the grain of controlling costs.

Management speak

GC FUTURES SUMMIT 2016

Law firms feel the heat from legal outsourcers

Law firms feel the heat from legal outsourcers

Not only do law firms have to compete with other law firms for legal work, LPOs are now a force to be reckoned with as demonstrated by VMware's work with QuisLex.

Corporate counsel

PRICING

Law firms lack pricing management skills

Law firms lack pricing management skills

Most law firms do not match pricing deals to changes in how work is serviced and delivered.

Business sector round up

PEOPLE

Cali-headquartered Knobbe Martens expands to NYC

Cali-headquartered Knobbe Martens expands to NYC

Leading US intellectual property law firms Knobbe Martens is to open an office in New York City as a result of a growing demand for IP expertise in the Big Apple and in efforts to recruit qualified staff.

SOFTWARE

LexisNexis launch legal research and drafting tool, available 'anywhere, anytime'

LexisNexis launch legal research and drafting tool, available 'anywhere, anytime'

LexisNexis has announced the integration of its Lexis for Microsoft Office legal drafting and review solution with Microsoft Office 365 , creating a new cloud-based version that is accessible anywhere, anytime on any device directly within Microsoft

Who did the deals

DIVESTMENT

PRK Partners advises on SABMiller divestment

PRK Partners advises on SABMiller divestment

The Czech law firm is advising on the Czech and Slovak issues of the deal which sees SABMiller sell off its CEE businesses to complete its merger with Anheuser-Busch.

 
 

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