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Ashurst in disruption global reach

Ashurst in disruption global reach

Ashurst collaborates with service providers to launch Ashurst Advance Reach with starting offers in UK and Australia.

Editor's picks

BIG DATA

Property big data drive

Property big data drive

Law firm research highlights property owners and investors look to data for the future of property value, but sees bright future for property valuers.

LUXURY LAW SUMMIT

How luxury companies can navigate European and US antitrust risk

How luxury companies can navigate European and US antitrust risk

Partner Andreas Reindl of Van Bael & Bellis and Steven Cernak, Of Counsel at Schiff Hardin give their views on competition risks for luxury companies and how Europe and the US differ.

CRYPTOCURRENCY

Cryptocurrency fees raises the alarm

Cryptocurrency fees raises the alarm

Firm accepts bitcoin while advocacy groups and lawyers raise concerns of criminality and ethics, but they are not the first.

HUMAN RIGHTS

Saudi launches human rights database initiative

Saudi launches human rights database initiative

As Saudi Aramco prepares Riyadh IPO, the Kingdom launches database initiative to monitor implementation of international law mechanisms.

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

LAWTECH

Former general counsel takes lawtech lead

Former general counsel takes lawtech lead

Former general counsel leads lawtech project as UK ministry injects £2 million to promote technology change in the legal sector.

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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