Legal news

European Commission expands dirty money list

European Commission expands dirty money list

Enhanced list of third countries with weak anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regimes include Saudi Arabia, Nigeria and Panama.

Editor's picks

CAREERS

NZ increased in-house roles due to 'more fulfilling career'

NZ increased in-house roles due to 'more fulfilling career'

In-house lawyers now make up one-quarter of the New Zealand legal profession, consistent with global trends.

M&A

US M&A deals top $1.5 trillion

US M&A deals top $1.5 trillion

US domestic deals weather geopolitical storms to drive the market says new report by White & Case and Mergermarket.

CLASS ACTION

New Zealand's 'dormant' class action litigation 'crying out' for reform

New Zealand's 'dormant' class action litigation 'crying out' for reform

Class action litigation in New Zealand is relatively rare according to new research, as The New Zealand Law Society highlights issue.

DIVORCE

More 'poorer' than 'richer' divorce settlements

More 'poorer' than 'richer' divorce settlements

A 13% rise in court disputes over money between divorcing couples in the last year is offset by less money being dished out, says law firm.

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

LEGAL OPERATIONS

AI tops in-house priorities

AI tops in-house priorities

Third annual survey of legal operations professionals also highlights growing impact of data privacy regulations on the discovery process.

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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