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  • COMPLIANCE

    Compliance failures inflicting self-harm

    23 January 2019

    Nearly half of Chinese and Hong Kong companies go ahead with deals despite compliance concerns, according to Baker McKenzie survey.

  • DATA PRIVACY

    France slaps Google with a €50m fine

    23 January 2019

    Unhappy with Google's gdpr response, French regulator slaps fine on US giant for making data management harder for users.

  • EXPANSION

    Dentons in Venezuela combo

    22 January 2019

    Proposed combination is the latest in a succession of deals in a rapid expansion in Latin America.

  • LEGAL MANAGEMENT

    Deloitte research highlights new leadership traits

    22 January 2019

    Law firm leaders will find insight in report identifying leadership personas needed in fourth industrial revolution, but tech 'mismatch' is a worry.

  • DIVERSITY

    Law firms diversity is somewhat diverse

    22 January 2019

    Pinsent Masons named the most inclusive employer in UK survey, while Linklaters report suggests little change.

  • EXPANSION

    New kids on the block

    21 January 2019

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

  • TRADEMARKS

    The fightin' Irish burger beats 'trademark bully'

    21 January 2019

    Irish chain wins David v Goliath burger wars with US giant McDonald's as 'Big Mac' not properly registed trademark, though appeal possible.

  • LEGAL PROFESSION

    Bar Council revolutionises membership

    21 January 2019

    Legal profession disruption leads Bar Council of England and Wales to open up its membership.

  • LEGAL OPERATIONS

    CLOC strengthens board and appoints president

    20 January 2019

    As legal operators meet in London today, CLOC's European arm appoints VMware's Aine Lyons to the board and promotes Google's Mary Shen O Carroll to the role of president.


 

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