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Latham & Watkins boosts Tokyo with 3 MoFo hires

Latham & Watkins boosts Tokyo with 3 MoFo hires

Firms says group brings formidable M&A experience to Latham, further strengthening the firm's practice in Japan and globally.

Editor's picks

E-COURTS

Courts in Japan to embrace the web

Courts in Japan to embrace the web

Japanese courts to use web meetings to connect judges and counsel in suit preparations, planned for 2020.

BREXIT

US Senator George Mitchell on flying visit

US Senator George Mitchell on flying visit

Chairman emeritus of global US law firm DLA Piper, Senator George Mitchell, flies into Dublin to mark opening of new office.

TRANSFORMATION

General counsel turnover increases 65 per cent

General counsel turnover increases 65 per cent

The last three years sees significant rise as chief executives demanding change and better legal support, according to a report.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

DLA Piper launches AI practice

DLA Piper launches AI practice

Firm announces launch of Artificial Intelligence practice and flags its thought leadership credentials.

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

INNOVATION

Former general counsel hopes to clean up

Former general counsel hopes to clean up

Launches online lawyer-matching service to enhance choosing external counsel, while a general counsel he used exercises to test law firm partners, including cleaning hotel toilets.

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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Latham & Watkins boosts Tokyo with 3 MoFo hires

Firms says group brings formidable M&A experience to Latham, further strengthening the firm's practice in Japan and globally.