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  • PATENTS

    Asia patent applications reveal innovation shift

    20 March 2019

    WIPO reveals innovators file record number of international patent applications, with Asia leading the way in West to East innovation shift.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    20 March 2019

    Two high-powered women take top public sector posts in Uganda and Europe, while two law firms poach general counsel from MacDonalds, General Electric and Goldman Sachs.

  • COMPETITION

    China promises companies 'we will keep your secrets'

    13 March 2019

    China's promise strengthens lukewarm drafting with a new foreign investment law due to be passed later this week.

  • LAW SOCIETY

    Corporate counsel candidates in law society election diversity drive

    13 March 2019

    In-house counsel seek influential role in Ontario's law society decision-making body and bring more diversity perspectives to the election.

  • COMPETITION

    Tech giants need more competition

    13 March 2019

    Independent panel of experts calls for UK competition rules to be updated for the digital age.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    13 March 2019

    Among this week's new appointments, general counsel books herself the prize legal seat at Ticketmaster.

  • WORKPLACE

    UK government to get tough on company NDAs

    06 March 2019

    Rules around non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and confidentiality clauses are set to be tightened under new UK legal proposals.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    06 March 2019

    EPA general counsel Obama-appointee joins Patagonia to pioneer new role of 'dedicated environmental advocate,' while another US agency loses its general counsel rather suddenly.

  • CORRUPTION

    What's sauce for the Canada goose….

    06 March 2019

    Woeful tale of two companies as Justin Trudeau faces calls to resign over SNC-Lavalin corruption and angers China over Huawei, but at least makes US happy.

  • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    Over one-third of in-house legal turn to AI contracts

    06 March 2019

    New legal industry study reveals state of Artificial Intelligence in contract analytics and data extraction, assesses legal department approaches.


 

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