Legal news

Lawyers behaving badly

Lawyers behaving badly

Three instances of 'gross Incompetence,' sexual misconduct and assault tarnish reputation of the legal profession from courts to the law school.

Editor's picks

TRADEMARKS

Trademark protection helps innovation and growth new study says

Trademark protection helps innovation and growth new study says

Registered trademark protection helps US companies innovate and grow according to a new study linking registration to employment.

DAMAGES

PwC ordered to pay $625.3 million over bank's collapse

PwC ordered to pay $625.3 million over bank's collapse

PwC has to pay $625.3 million in damages to the FDIC after fraud led to one of the largest bank failures of the global financial crisis.

COMPLIANCE

Compliance pays better and brings job satisfaction

Compliance pays better and brings job satisfaction

Compliance officer compensation 2018 report reveals higher compensation and job satisfaction, especially for those with law degrees.

BREXIT

Brexit poses questions for London's litigation and arbitration marketplace

Brexit poses questions for London's litigation and arbitration marketplace

Despite serious questions hanging over litigation and arbitration decisions in London, Helen Conybeare William urges caution when selecting other jurisdictions.

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

AI

AI improves efficiency significantly for law firms

AI improves efficiency significantly for law firms

Law firms have been slower to adopt AI than other sectors but clients say it improves time efficiency by 50 per cent.

Corporate counsel

LEGAL TECH

Geography reflects technology use as UK legal departments lag behind

Geography reflects technology use as UK legal departments lag behind

Survey reveals UK Legal departments less likely to use innovative technologies than counterparts in the US and globally.

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

Law and the military-technology complex

Law and the military-technology complex

In this month's Bookshelf, The Global Legal Post's Editor-At-Large, Dr David Cowan, picks three books on cybercrime, robots and remote warfare, echoing concerns of a new military-technology complex

 
 

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French Law dispute forces closure of Business France office in Russia

As the World Cup comes home from Russia, France closes office in Moscow following 'illegal arrest' of funds and blocking of French law.