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Pinsent Masons joins climate intiative

Pinsent Masons joins climate intiative

Firm joins Climate Bonds partners programme to foster sustainability solutions as climate change goes mainstream.

Editor's picks

ARBITRATION

Report condemns "unchecked power" in arbitration

Report condemns "unchecked power" in arbitration

Over 80 percent of private-sector US employees will be forced into arbitration with their employers by 2024, a new report predicts.

CORPORATE CRIME

US corporate crime yields $100 billion

US corporate crime yields $100 billion

Report on bipartisan corporate crime-fighting by US states has yielded over $100 billion in company payouts, with bankers topping the list.

ACCESS TO JUSTICE

Report sets agenda for technology to unlock justice for all

Report sets agenda for technology to unlock justice for all

Technology has the potential to unlock justice for all, according to a new report launched by the Law Society of England and Wales. However, the law society stresses it is by no means a 'silver bullet'.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Global IP industry on the eve of a 'digital revolution'

Global IP industry on the eve of a 'digital revolution'

'New IP' initiative launched by CPA Global urges innovators and lawyers in the Intellectual Property industry to make 2020s the decade of digital transformation.

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

POWER OF WOMEN

Lawyers talk power of women in new TV documentary

Lawyers talk power of women in new TV documentary

High profile lawyers Helena Kennedy QC and Gloria Allred share the secrets of their success and obstacles on the way in a new Sky Arts TV series launching on 26 August.

Corporate counsel

APPOINTMENTS

Around the house

Around the house

Sprinklr is one of the companies around the house this week refreshing their legal leadership.

Business sector round up

WORLD LEGAL SUMMIT

Updated: Summit meeting welcomes Ireland's 'AI moment'

Updated: Summit meeting welcomes Ireland's 'AI moment'

The World Legal Summit Dublin to be held August 1, 2019, now with additional sponsorship from Bar of Ireland.

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.

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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