Legal news

Law firm regulator poised to help legal comparison sites

Law firm regulator poised to help legal comparison sites

Comparison websites could be set for a boost in the UK legal marketplace thanks to an initiative from the regulator.

Editor's picks

LAW FIRMS

Firms to make cuts in areas no longer in demand

Firms to make cuts in areas no longer in demand

An increasing number of top UK firms look set to cut unprofitable services in the coming year.

LAW FIRM SECURITY

Cloud services CEO debunks security risks myth

Cloud services CEO debunks security risks myth

Jeff Orr, CEO of IT and cloud services at Stack Group, said law firms' fears about the risks of cloud technology are unfounded.

LITIGATION

LinkedIn faces  lawsuit over security

LinkedIn faces lawsuit over security

A Californian judge has allowed a claimant to sue LinkedIn over its paid for service.

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

China marks change of focus on green laws

China marks change of focus on green laws

China is introducing major changes for the first time in 25 years to its environmental protection laws.

Blogs

DRONES

Can drones break into the commercial market?

Can drones break into the commercial market?

Drones have a wide range of potential civilian and scientific uses but so far they have been overwhelmingly used for military purposes such as reconnaissance and combat operations. Portolano Cavallo partner Yan Pecoraro discusses new regulations .

GROWTH MARKETS

Golden “Land”: Protecting investments in Myanmar from disputes

Golden “Land”: Protecting investments in Myanmar from disputes

Foreign legal consultants John Lichtfield and Kyaw Zin Htet report that Myanmar is fast emerging as a destination for foreign companies. Issues remain, however, over land ownership. Globalaw looks at how foreign businesses can obtain land rights.

Management speak

E-DISCOVERY

Litigation lawyers must innovate

Litigation lawyers must innovate

Litigation lawyers must fundamentally change their approach on delivering solutions for their clients if they are to enjoy long-term relationships with clients, a leading US lawyer says.

Corporate counsel

LITIGATION

Legal fees rise for US businesses

Legal fees rise for US businesses

Businesses in the US are spending 'more money on legal fees to fight high-stakes litigation', according to a report in the Houston Chronicle.

Business sector round up

ALTERNATIVE STRUCTURES

LexisNexis launches compliance ABS

LexisNexis launches compliance ABS

LexisNexis has been granted an ABS (alternative business structure) licence through which it will run a compliance service that will include advisory services as well as content and technology.

BANKING

Spanish banks: Finding the alternatives

Spanish banks: Finding the alternatives

The contraction of Spanish banking lending has seen direct lending increase as an alternative option, says Ander Valverde of Pérez-Llorca.

Who did the deals

DEALS

Dealmakers

Dealmakers

A round-up of recent global deals and the lawyers who made them happen.

Bookshelf

BLOG: WEALTH MANAGEMENT

Devising personal risk management strategies

Devising personal risk management strategies

A new book 'Wealth Exposed' provides practical risk management and insurance advice for high networth individuals.

 
 

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Firms to make cuts in areas no longer in demand

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