Legal news

Therium launches $430 million global fund

Therium launches $430 million global fund

Fund to finance litigation and arbitration surpasses $1 billion milestone in global institutional investments.

Editor's picks

BREXIT

Ireland seeks a 'Brexit dividend'

Ireland seeks a 'Brexit dividend'

As landmarks 'go green' for St Patrick's Day, Ireland 's legal community heads to DC in campaign mode with ambition to reap a Brexit dividend.

FOREIGN INVESTMENT

New law 'catalyst' for tenfold foreign investment increase

New law 'catalyst' for tenfold foreign investment increase

US$1.5 trillion of inbound investment into China projected over next 10 years as new foreign investment law kicks in, says Linklaters research.

LEGAL DRESS

Dechert dress policy now includes jeans

Dechert dress policy now includes jeans

Dechert lawyers don't need to wait until tomorrow's casual Friday to look this good.

GENDER

Linklaters increases gender diversity in latest promotion round

Linklaters increases gender diversity in latest promotion round

Women now comprise 20 per cent of the firm's partnership.

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

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY

Biting the bullet

Biting the bullet

Dom/sub relationships have strong patterns that are worth noting

Corporate counsel

RISK

Risk, budget and skills gap worry for general counsel

Risk, budget and skills gap worry for general counsel

Research finds risk landscape 'significantly' more complex, with budget and skills gap concerns and corporates unprepared for cyber risks.

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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Legal working group formed to tackle blockchain

Blockchain industry association announces its legal and regulatory working group to tackle the blockchain legal and regulatory landscape.