Legal news

Alston & Bird flies into London

Alston & Bird flies into London

Firm opens London office adding seven new attorneys, including three partners, in finance and payments, other hires planned.

Editor's picks

ARBITRATION

Report condemns "unchecked power" in arbitration

Report condemns "unchecked power" in arbitration

Over 80 percent of private-sector US employees will be forced into arbitration with their employers by 2024, a new report predicts.

CORPORATE CRIME

US corporate crime yields $100 billion

US corporate crime yields $100 billion

Report on bipartisan corporate crime-fighting by US states has yielded over $100 billion in company payouts, with bankers topping the list.

INNOVATION

Pinsent Masons in double innovation

Pinsent Masons in double innovation

Launch of two innovative programmes sees inclusive decision-making and virtual internships move up the agenda at Pinsent Masons.

DEPARTURES

Clydes loses insurance team

Clydes loses insurance team

Another team walks at Clydes as eight partners set their heart on own practice in San Francisco.

Blogs

LEGAL SERVICES

Niche law firms poised to benefit from artificial intelligence

Niche law firms poised to benefit from artificial intelligence

Disruption has opened up a world of opportunities for the legal marketplace in the UK, says Jeffrey Catanzaro.

BLOCKCHAIN

Unlocking the blockchain enigma

Unlocking the blockchain enigma

With the evolution of blockchain, clients in a wide range of sectors will be impacted, says Patrick McKenna.

Management speak

POWER OF WOMEN

Lawyers talk power of women in new TV documentary

Lawyers talk power of women in new TV documentary

High profile lawyers Helena Kennedy QC and Gloria Allred share the secrets of their success and obstacles on the way in a new Sky Arts TV series launching on 26 August.

Corporate counsel

APPOINTMENTS

Around the house

Around the house

Sprinklr is one of the companies around the house this week refreshing their legal leadership.

Business sector round up

WORLD LEGAL SUMMIT

Updated: Summit meeting welcomes Ireland's 'AI moment'

Updated: Summit meeting welcomes Ireland's 'AI moment'

The World Legal Summit Dublin to be held August 1, 2019, now with additional sponsorship from Bar of Ireland.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

New North Sea oil Industry initiative from Pinsent Masons

New North Sea oil Industry initiative from Pinsent Masons

The law firm will run a programme helping tech pioneers develop and market their businesses.

Who did the deals

SWEDEN

Ropes & Gray, Vinge and Advokatfirman Cederquist act in pharma deal

Ropes & Gray, Vinge and Advokatfirman Cederquist act in pharma deal

Ropes & Gray, Vinge, Advokatfirman Cederquist are advising on the $855m pharma deal.

Bookshelf

BOOKS

Confronting hate, understanding China and recalling the US Constitution

Confronting hate, understanding China and recalling the US Constitution

In this month's Bookshelf, The Global Legal Post's Editor-At-Large, Dr David Cowan, picks three topical books on hate, China and the US.

 
 

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US corporate crime yields $100 billion

Report on bipartisan corporate crime-fighting by US states has yielded over $100 billion in company payouts, with bankers topping the list.