Blogs: Global view

Leading academic questions effectiveness of UK-style central registry

Jason Sharman is a leading academic

The effectiveness of central registries of beneficial ownership in combatting financial crime has been questioned by a leading academic in global financial regulation.

Posted: 05 May 2016 | Global view

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From AlphaGo to AlphaLaw?

Legal futurist Chrissie Lightfoot considers how developments in AI are changing the nature of the legal industry and the role of lawyers.

Posted: 22 March 2016 | Global view

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The election spectacle

Prominent US trial lawyer Reuben Guttman shares his thoughts on the spectacle that is the US presidential election.

Posted: 26 February 2016 | Global view

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Yukos: the saga continues

The bankruptcy of oil and gas giant Yukos led to multiple proceedings against the Russian state and some enormous awards. Joe Tirado, Daniel Meagher and Shree Majithia of Winston & Strawn have the details.

Posted: 06 October 2015 | Global view

Arbitrators hedge bets against State respondents

International arbitration awards are not easy to collect in a number of juridictions

Enforcing the value of an arbitration award against a state respondent is not without its complications, says Steve Jones of Arthur J Gallagher which has devised a way to hedge potential default.

Posted: 29 September 2015 | Global view

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Online shopping without borders?

The European Commission has launched a probe into E-commerce

E-commerce is the latest sector to be targeted by the European Commission which is about to launch a probe into how companies do business across borders.

Posted: 17 July 2015 | Global view

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Sinead King: Entrepreneur advocate

Sinead King is a barrister at 36 Bedford Row

Barrister Sinead King of 36 Bedford Row talks to Chrissie Lightfoot about the skills required to operate as a barrister in today's fast-moving business environment.

Posted: 13 July 2015 | Global view

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Legal Post

Enter this year's Luxury Law Awards...

Luxury Law has its own version of the Oscars

Do you know a general counsel working at a luxury company who deserves to be nominated for an award? Or are you a law firm with an innovative offering? There is still time to enter 2015 Luxury Law Awards.

Posted: 14 April 2015 | Global view

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Tobacco companies huff and puff over plain packaging

Cigarette companies are angry over plain packaging moves

Tobacco companies are flexing their muscles over plain packaging laws. But will they succeed, asks EIP lawyer Tristan Sherliker.

Posted: 10 April 2015 | Global view

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