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  • EXPANSION

    Norton's team follows trail to Kennedys

    04 June 2019

    Firm bolsters global marine and energy practice with hire of 12-strong team from Norton Rose Fulbright, following move by finance director.

  • LITIGATION

    Falling filings still yield $1.8 billion damages

    02 June 2019

    First annual Lex Machina litigation report shows over $1.8 billion in ERISA-related damages awarded 2016-2018 despite decline in filings.

  • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    AI silos threaten justice

    04 June 2019

    Ad hoc use of complex algorithms in the justice system needs urgent oversight says the Law Society of England and Wales in new report following a year-long investigation.

  • LAWTECH

    Osborne Clarke enters the Dragon's Den

    02 June 2019

    First cohort attends 'Dragons' Den' event with expert panel from Firstminute Capital, Founders Factory and Osborne Clarke.

  • DATA PRIVACY

    Counting the cost of GDPR

    02 June 2019

    Over half of UK global businesses believe they are failing to comply with data privacy regulations costing an average of £840,000 annually.

  • BRANDS

    Ince rebrands six months into merger

    03 June 2019

    Ince simplifies brand as Gordon Dadds name take a back seat and most entities will be known simply as Ince.

  • MANAGEMENT

    Van Bael & Bellis revamps management team

    31 May 2019

    Competition and trade law firm Van Bael & Bellis has restructured its management with founder Jean-Francois Bellis appointed as chair.

  • TGIF

    Sweden introduces “beer contract”

    31 May 2019

    Failing to meet a friend for a beer will cost $50 for breach of contract, which is still marginally cheaper than buying a round of beers for your friends in Sweden - perfect story to end the week!

  • CONFERENCE REPORT

    Financial regulators set their priorities in Sydney

    31 May 2019

    Members of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) met at the organization┬┤s 44th Annual Meeting in Sydney hosted by ASIC to discuss priorities.


 

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