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Slater & Gordon predicts A$1bn loss for 2015/16

Slater & Gordon predicts A$1bn loss for 2015/16

The firm has attempted to reassure shareholders that the disappointing figure masks 'a story of two different halves'.

Editor's picks

LAW FIRM MARKETING SUMMIT

Law firms not organised to maximise marketing efforts

Law firms not organised to maximise marketing efforts

Law firms spend increasing amounts on marketing but most are not geared to exploit the results, research for the inaugural Law Firm Marketing Summit 2016 has revealed.

CRIME

Fake law firm found real lawyers via Craigslist

Fake law firm found real lawyers via Craigslist

A fake law firm reportedly used Craigslist to find real lawyers to do their work while reeling in hundreds of clients who were near being foreclosed from their homes.

BLOG: INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENTS

Insurance Act 2015: levelling the playing field?

Insurance Act 2015: levelling the playing field?

Tatyana Talyanskaya and Jayesh Patel of law firm Bryan Cave look at the key changes brought about by the Insurance Act 2015.

BLOG: INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENTS

The glorious twelfth: underwriters and the Insurance Act 2015

The glorious twelfth: underwriters and the Insurance Act 2015

David Kendall of Cooley considers the main issues for underwriters regarding the most radical change to UK insurance contract law for more than a century.

Blogs

IP

Let the games begin: Rio and the IP minefield

Let the games begin: Rio and the IP minefield

Ian Johnson of CPA Global considers some of the issues surrounding intellectual property and patents at this year's Olympic Games.

ENFORCEMENT

Judgment enforcement and the need for pre-trial strategy

Judgment enforcement and the need for pre-trial strategy

Michael Redman of litigation funder Burford Capital considers the worryingly high rate of unenforced judgments and the need to develop a strategy well before a victorious day in court.

Management speak

MARKETING SUMMIT

Law firm marketing departments 'should be seen as profit centres'

Law firm marketing departments 'should be seen as profit centres'

Marketing departments should see themselves as profit centres and have the KPIs to prove it, delegates will hear at the inaugural Law Firm Marketing Summit in London on 5 October.

Corporate counsel

LAWSUITS

Judge scraps $84m Uber driver class action settlement

Judge scraps $84m Uber driver class action settlement

A federal judge has rejected a proposed settlement between car-hailing company Uber and its drivers in California and Massachusetts.

Business sector round up

STATE AID

European Commission rules on Italian state aid case

European Commission rules on Italian state aid case

In an important decision on state aid, the Commission cleared public financing for Italian ground handler Airport Handling and found no economic continuity with SEA Handling.

LITIGATION

Pavia & Ansaldo win Uber ban

Pavia & Ansaldo win Uber ban

An Italian court has banned unlicensed car-sharing services such as those offered by Uber throughout the country, in another setback for the fast-growing US car service.

Who did the deals

M&A

De Brauw Blackstone acts for Caldic

De Brauw Blackstone acts for Caldic

The Dutch law firm advised on the acquisition of the Ingredient Company in Canada.

Bookshelf

THE FUTURE OF LAW

Book Review: Tomorrow's Naked Lawyer

Book Review: Tomorrow's Naked Lawyer

A glimpse into the future and some legal reinvigoration is what is on offer to the reader of 'Tomorrow's Naked Lawyer', says law firm guru George Beaton of Beaton Capital.

 
 

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Slater & Gordon predicts A$1bn loss for 2015/16

The firm has attempted to reassure shareholders that the disappointing figure masks 'a story of two different halves'.