Blogs

How the FTSE 100 can cut their legal costs

Chris Bogart and Craig Arnott of litigation financer Burford react to news that FTSE 100 companies set aside £31.3 billion for anticipated legal bills in 2015, the largest amount ever.

Posted: 29 September 2016 | Commentary

Gaining a competitive edge with Artificial Intelligence

Greg Wildisen of Neota Logic considers how the use of AI will develop in the legal sector and the benefits it brings to law firms.

Posted: 29 September 2016 | Commentary

Posted by:

Greg
Wildisen

Five things to know about face

The rules around saving face are key to conducting both professional and personal business, according to the author of Face: How Saving Face Changes Everything.

Posted: 25 September 2016 | Blagging the blogs

Posted by:

Dennis
Unkovic

Failure to prevent economic crime - déjà vu or getting serious at last?

Khawar Qureshi QC considers the background to the proposed new corporate offence and asks whether it can be effective.

Posted: 19 September 2016 | Commentary

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Khawar
Qureshi QC

Compliance enforcement for sale?

Trial lawyer Reuben Guttman questions how America's attorney generals and the political organisations with which they associate raise funds.

Posted: 16 September 2016 | Commentary

Posted by:

Reuben
Guttman

Sitting with Ralph

Ralph Nader speaking at a campaign rally in 1992

Trial lawyer Reuben Guttman describes a meeting with renowned lawyer and political activist Ralph Nader.

Posted: 09 September 2016 | Commentary

Posted by:

Reuben
Guttman

SFO Airbus Investigation - the UK Bribery Act finally cleared for take-off?

Khawar Qureshi QC reviews the key provisions and main developments of the Bribery Act since it came into force in July 2011 and considers the SFO's recent announcement of an investigation into Airbus.

Posted: 09 September 2016 | Commentary

Posted by:

Khawar
Qureshi QC

Insurance Act 2015: levelling the playing field?

Tatyana Talyanskaya and Jayesh Patel of law firm Bryan Cave look at the key changes brought about by the Insurance Act 2015.

Posted: 24 August 2016 | Big stories

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Tatyana Talyanskaya and
Jayesh Patel

The glorious twelfth: underwriters and the Insurance Act 2015

David Kendall of Cooley considers the main issues for underwriters regarding the most radical change to UK insurance contract law for more than a century.

Posted: 23 August 2016 | Commentary

Posted by:

David
Kendall


 

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