Legal news

Canada launches digital charter

Canada launches digital charter

Call to modernise legislation as charter promotes 10 principles aiming to build a foundation of trust for Canadians in the digital sphere.

Editor's picks

LEGAL TECH

ICJ launches first app

ICJ launches first app

The International Court of Justice embraces lawtech with app becoming first international judicial body in Netherlands, appoints new registrar.

BRANDS

General counsel rate top legal brands

General counsel rate top legal brands

In "bet-the-company" situations general counsel places Skadden top of the list.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

JAMS in NY and LA

JAMS in NY and LA

Not traffic jams for a change, but new international arbitration centers which have officially opened in Los Angeles and New York.

CYBERSECURITY

EU Council to impose cyber-attack sanctions

EU Council to impose cyber-attack sanctions

New framework will allow the EU and its member states to be more resistant and to respond to cyber-attacks with sanctions.

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

CYBERSECURITY

Cybersecurity protection to deter patent trolls

Cybersecurity protection to deter patent trolls

Unified Patents attracts general counsel praises with launch of cybersecurity protection zone attracting industry leaders and innovators.

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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Canada launches digital charter

Call to modernise legislation as charter promotes 10 principles aiming to build a foundation of trust for Canadians in the digital sphere.