Legal news

What's in a name?

What's in a name?

Singer Rihanna sues father for use of her Fenty trademark after repeated demands to stop mispresenting an association.

Editor's picks

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Gibson Dunn launches AI and automated systems group

Gibson Dunn launches AI and automated systems group

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has launched a new practice group focused on artificial intelligence and automated systems.

ECONOMIC CRIME

UK taskforce to tackle £14 billlion economic crime problem

UK taskforce to tackle £14 billlion economic crime problem

Top government ministers will jointly chair a government taskforce to tackle the estmated £14.4 billion a year economic crime problem.

EXPANSION

HFW's unveils new Saudi association

HFW's unveils new Saudi association

Firm continues to develop Middle East practice with regional partner, eyes more dispute resolution opportunities.

CRYPTOASSETS

Banking report calls for EU-wide coordination on crypto-assets

Banking report calls for EU-wide coordination on crypto-assets

Authority publishes assessment of the applicability and suitability of EU law to crypto-assets, highlighting risks caused by diverging reponses.

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

APPOINTMENTS

Around the house

Around the house

In a busy week of moves around the house, general counsel takes the La-Z-Boy legal seat as retiree puts his feet up.

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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