Legal news

Dentons snaps up Deloitte's Russian tax team

Dentons snaps up Deloitte's Russian tax team

Dentons has wooed a team of nine from Deloitte's tax practice in Russia to boost its offering in St Petersburg.

Editor's picks

BUSINESS

Sedgwick to shut up shop after 85 years

Sedgwick to shut up shop after 85 years

American law firm Sedgwick is to close in January after some 85 years in business.

APPOINTMENTS

Canadian lawyer Addison Cameron-Huff to head up blockchain start-up

Canadian lawyer Addison Cameron-Huff to head up blockchain start-up

Addison Cameron-Huff has been promoted to President of Decentral, Canada's largest blockchain startup and makers of the popular Jaxx cryptocurrency wallet.

INNOVATION

Law's Uber moment yet to occur

Law's Uber moment yet to occur

A leading legal entrepreneur says that Big Bang has not happened but that but big money is keeping a close eye on the sector.

MANAGEMENT

Husch Blackwell announces 40 lawyer exit

Husch Blackwell announces 40 lawyer exit

The St Louis law firm announced the departure of one in five of its lawyers.

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 MARKETING SUMMIT

It's not business as usual when selling law firm services

It's not business as usual when selling law firm services

With legal departments now competing for work with their erstwhile external advisors, the game has changed and law firms have to take a long hard look at their wares, says Terralex executive director Terri Pepper Gavulic.

Corporate counsel

APPOINTMENTS

Around the house

Around the house

A weekly round-up of moves around the globe.

Business sector round up

DATA

The sovereignty of data

The sovereignty of data

The lack of a unified global approach to data and regulation is a serious impediment to global business, says Dean Armstrong QC, Dan Hyde & Sam Thomas of Cyber Counsel.

PEOPLE

Cali-headquartered Knobbe Martens expands to NYC

Cali-headquartered Knobbe Martens expands to NYC

Leading US intellectual property law firms Knobbe Martens is to open an office in New York City as a result of a growing demand for IP expertise in the Big Apple and in efforts to recruit qualified staff.

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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Trump nominee Peter Robb confirmed as NLRB general counsel

The Senate has confirmed Peter Robb as the next General Counsel of the National Labour Relations Board (NLRB), according to a posting on the NLRB website.