Legal news

Global trademark infringements on the increase

Global trademark infringements on the increase

French companies are more likely to sue over hashtag trademark infringements whilst German businesses put colour ahead.

Editor's picks

GDPR

The world of pessimistic security

The world of pessimistic security

Pessimistic security, embedded artificial intelligence and GDPR will reign supreme in the legal sector in 2018.

DATA PRIVACY

GDPR is an opportunity for European business, not a threat, says professor

GDPR is an opportunity for European business, not a threat, says professor

European companies will steal a march on the rest of the world on data privacy.

GDPR could be used as a weapon against SMEs

GDPR could be used as a weapon against SMEs

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) could be used as a weapon against businesses by dissatisfied customers or protesters, says Collyer Bristow.

INNOVATION

It's the Kodak moment for law firms

It's the Kodak moment for law firms

Bold innovation-and not just jumping on the latest tech hype-is a necessity rather than a choice, as smart legal providers up their game to deliver more than automation, says Wayne Ramsay, Chief Strategy Officer at Exigent.

Blogs

RIGHT TO DISSENT

Taking a knee or saluting the flag

Taking a knee or saluting the flag

The right to dissent is what has made America great, says Reuben Guttman.

DIVERSITY

Where do we go from here: Big Law's struggle with recruiting and retaining female talent

Where do we go from here: Big Law's struggle with recruiting and retaining female talent

Despite efforts by the world's top law firms, diverse talent remains elusive - particularly at the upper echelons of firm management.

Management speak

LAW FIRM EXPANSION

2018 will be the year for exploring micro-niches to better serve clients

2018 will be the year for exploring micro-niches to better serve clients

Law firms need to focus on the McKinsey strategy and ensure that in three years time one third of their revenues come from services they do not yet have. Patrick McKenna shares his predictions for the year ahead.

Corporate counsel

LUXURY LAW SUMMIT

Luxury companies get together in New York to talk legal

Luxury companies get together in New York to talk legal

Luxury and retail lawyers are meeting in New York next month to discuss the latest challenges faced by the industry globally.

Business sector round up

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.

LUXURY LAW SUMMIT 2018

Luxury goods suppliers can stop distribution on third-party platforms

Luxury goods suppliers can stop distribution on third-party platforms

Luxury cosmetics supplier Coty has won its case in the highest court in Europe over selling its products on Amazon but, say lawyers, other questions remain.

Who did the deals

IP

A step in the right direction

A step in the right direction

The recent reform of the UK Unjustified Threats Regime brings clarity to the law but is it enough, ask Peter Damerell and Rajvinder Jagdev of Powell Gilbert.

 
 

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