Legal news

Scottish survey highlights violence against legal professionals

Scottish survey highlights violence against legal professionals

Legal professionals are increasingly victims of violence and threats says Scot's Law Society, proposes recommendations.

Editor's picks

COPYRIGHT

German court delays YouTube intellectual property case

German court delays YouTube intellectual property case

Music producer working with singer Sarah Brightman waits on Der Bundesgerichtshof as the court seeks input on interpretation issues.

INVESTMENT

Norway's $1 trillion fund sets stricter environmental guidelines

Norway's $1 trillion fund sets stricter environmental guidelines

Wealth fund undertaking greater scrutiny of sustainability and ocean pollution impacts of corporates in which they invest

IN-HOUSE STUDY

Oxford study highlights in-house counsel role in Germany

Oxford study highlights in-house counsel role in Germany

Oxford University study highlights the need to control risks as legal departments find there is rising profile internally.

WAR CRIMES

US threatens sanctions against 'illegitimate' ICC

US threatens sanctions against 'illegitimate' ICC

US national security adviser John Bolton slams ICC over Afghanistan report, IBA gives angry response.

Blogs

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.

WORKPLACE

Four ways law firms can support exiting lawyers

Four ways law firms can support exiting lawyers

Colleen Torell of Keystone Partners gives tips for law firms to make the exit process easier.

Management speak

AI

AI improves efficiency significantly for law firms

AI improves efficiency significantly for law firms

Law firms have been slower to adopt AI than other sectors but clients say it improves time efficiency by 50 per cent.

Corporate counsel

APPOINTMENTS

Around the house

Around the house

General counsel causes a ripple at an awkward time as she heads out the door, while another returns to her roots.

Business sector round up

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.

INSOLVENCY

The business of staying in business

The business of staying in business

Commercial pressures are forcing restaurant and retail businesses to seek better deals from their landlords, says Thomas Bond of law firm Russell-Cooke.

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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German court delays YouTube intellectual property case

Music producer working with singer Sarah Brightman waits on Der Bundesgerichtshof as the court seeks input on interpretation issues.