Legal news

Kirkland & Ellis sends five lawyers to apologise to judge over Facebook blunder

Kirkland & Ellis sends five lawyers to apologise to judge over Facebook blunder

US District Court Judge Nicholas Garaufis has resolved his spat with Facebook's legal team.

Editor's picks

LAW AND TECHNOLOGY

Legal CIOs quicker to embrace AI than counterparts in other sectors

Legal CIOs quicker to embrace AI than counterparts in other sectors

Although the legal sector is often criticised for being slow to adopt new technologies, a new study suggests it is more advanced in its use and understanding of AI than other sectors.

GC FUTURES SUMMIT 2016

The law department of the future

The law department of the future

General counsel give their view of how the law department of the future will look in the run-up to the GC Futures Summit 2016.

CRIME

'Disgruntled lawyer' suspected of shooting nine people in Houston

'Disgruntled lawyer' suspected of shooting nine people in Houston

'Disgruntled lawyer' suspected of shooting nine people in Houston

IP

Cartier win battle against counterfeit websites

Cartier win battle against counterfeit websites

Counterfeiters beware - a recent court decision was good news for luxury companies.

Blogs

MANAGEMENT

Five things to know about face

Five things to know about face

The rules around saving face are key to conducting both professional and personal business, according to the author of Face: How Saving Face Changes Everything.

FINANCIAL CRIME

Failure to prevent economic crime - déjà vu or getting serious at last?

Failure to prevent economic crime - déjà vu or getting serious at last?

Khawar Qureshi QC considers the background to the proposed new corporate offence and asks whether it can be effective.

Management speak

MARKETING SUMMIT

Law firm marketing departments 'should be seen as profit centres'

Law firm marketing departments 'should be seen as profit centres'

Marketing departments should see themselves as profit centres and have the KPIs to prove it, delegates will hear at the inaugural Law Firm Marketing Summit in London on 5 October.

Corporate counsel

RISK

HSBC legal chief calls for global collaboration on 'bad actor' rules

HSBC legal chief calls for global collaboration on 'bad actor' rules

Stuart Levey believes that the way global governments and corporates deal with financial crime compliance has become 'outdated'.

Business sector round up

LUXURY LAW SUMMIT 2017

Swatch wins Apple trademark battle

Swatch wins Apple trademark battle

Watch company Swatch has successfully opposed Apple's "iWatch" trademark on the basis of its registrations covering the logo "iSwatch" and the word "Swatch".

STATE AID

European Commission rules on Italian state aid case

European Commission rules on Italian state aid case

In an important decision on state aid, the Commission cleared public financing for Italian ground handler Airport Handling and found no economic continuity with SEA Handling.

Who did the deals

M&A

De Brauw Blackstone acts for Caldic

De Brauw Blackstone acts for Caldic

The Dutch law firm advised on the acquisition of the Ingredient Company in Canada.

Bookshelf

THE FUTURE OF LAW

Book Review: Tomorrow's Naked Lawyer

Book Review: Tomorrow's Naked Lawyer

A glimpse into the future and some legal reinvigoration is what is on offer to the reader of 'Tomorrow's Naked Lawyer', says law firm guru George Beaton of Beaton Capital.

 
 

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