Legal news

London remains top for commercial cases, but warned over 'complacency'

London remains top for commercial cases, but warned over 'complacency'

Annual survey confirms London's number 1 spot, but highlights potential challengers from Europe, Middle East and Asia.

Editor's picks

GDPR DEADLINE

Most US and EU companies not ready for GDPR, reveals survey

Most US and EU companies not ready for GDPR, reveals survey

Report reveals levels of unpreparedness, with one in four organisations unlikely to comply until end of the year.

LEGAL MANAGEMENT

Most law firms report chronic underperforming partners and missed targets

Most law firms report chronic underperforming partners and missed targets

Half of US law firms are not meeting their billable hour targets and the majority of partners are resisting efforts to change.

INVESTMENT

The role of offshore investment for China's Belt & Road project

The role of offshore investment for China's Belt & Road project

The Belt & Road initiative needs offshore investment to succeed, says Elise Donovan, Director, BVI House Asia.

CONTRACTS

Bryan Cave offers £5 NDA contract

Bryan Cave offers £5 NDA contract

Law firm BCLP is to offer £5 non-disclosure agreements with a new incubator product.

Blogs

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.

WORKPLACE

Four ways law firms can support exiting lawyers

Four ways law firms can support exiting lawyers

Colleen Torell of Keystone Partners gives tips for law firms to make the exit process easier.

Management speak

INNOVATION

LegalTech innovators should encourage transparency

LegalTech innovators should encourage transparency

Legal disruptors are carrying out research and development for the legal profession, a Chicago professor says.

Corporate counsel

APPOINTMENTS

Around the house

Around the house

Some controversial changes mark a busy week in America for corporate counsel appointments.

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

Rethinking IP law and jurisdiction

Rethinking IP law and jurisdiction

In this month's Bookshelf, The Global Legal Post's Editor-At-Large, Dr David Cowan, picks two books analysing Intellectual Property Law.

 
 

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