Legal news

New kids on the block

New kids on the block

Fieldfisher has launched Cummings Fisher as a specialist hedge fund, derivative and alternative investment management-focused law firm.

Editor's picks

CLOC

Legal operators converge in London next week

Legal operators converge in London next week

With legal operations an increasingly powerful group, Aine Lyons, deputy general counsel of VMware and one of the founders of industry body CLOC, gives an insight into next week's event in London.

DATA PRIVACY

Huawei founder says company would refuse sharing user secrets

Huawei founder says company would refuse sharing user secrets

Silent to date on government scrutiny, Huawei chief clarifies the firm's legal response to speculation about confidential data.

LITIGATION STRATEGY

Forecast highlights issues for counsel in the year ahead

Forecast highlights issues for counsel in the year ahead

Crowell & Moring 2019 Litigation Forecast aims to equip counsel to build litigation war room and leverage technology to develop case strategy.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Gibson Dunn launches AI and automated systems group

Gibson Dunn launches AI and automated systems group

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has launched a new practice group focused on artificial intelligence and automated systems.

Blogs

LEGAL SERVICES

Niche law firms poised to benefit from artificial intelligence

Niche law firms poised to benefit from artificial intelligence

Disruption has opened up a world of opportunities for the legal marketplace in the UK, says Jeffrey Catanzaro.

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.

Management speak

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY

Biting the bullet

Biting the bullet

Dom/sub relationships have strong patterns that are worth noting

Corporate counsel

APPOINTMENTS

Around the house

Around the house

In a busy week of moves around the house, general counsel takes the La-Z-Boy legal seat as retiree puts his feet up.

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

Confronting hate, understanding China and recalling the US Constitution

Confronting hate, understanding China and recalling the US Constitution

In this month's Bookshelf, The Global Legal Post's Editor-At-Large, Dr David Cowan, picks three topical books on hate, China and the US.

 
 

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