Legal news

Employees can wave goodbye to waivers as US Justices rule on class action bans

Employees can wave goodbye to waivers as US Justices rule on class action bans

The US Supreme Court sided with employers as it cleared the way for requirement of employees to sign away their right to pursue class actions in a controversial ruling.

Editor's picks

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.

CARILLON

'Cosy club' of lawyers and accountants slated by UK parliamentary group

'Cosy club' of lawyers and accountants slated by UK parliamentary group

According to UK parliamentary committees, almost £4 million was paid to Carillon days before construction giant failed.

DUBLIN

DLA Piper sets its sights on Dublin

DLA Piper sets its sights on Dublin

New partner David Carthy has been hired by DLA Piper as firm sets its sights on Dublin.

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

LAW ENFORCEMENT

Report sheds light on SEC complaints

Report sheds light on SEC complaints

An NYU reports studying SEC records shedding new light on securities law enforcement decisions.

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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