Agnes Foy

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MANAGEMENT SPEAK | FIFTY SHADES OF GREY

Biting the bullet

Dom/sub relationships have strong patterns that are worth noting....

MANAGEMENT SPEAK | NO CHANGE

Tesco, the SFO and Lady Justice - the rational choice

Images are especially potent when they are familiar to us. Images of 'good' and 'bad' pack a punch because they form the bedrock of wh....

MANAGEMENT SPEAK | BENCHMARKING 2018

Law firms fear Big Four and Brexit

The Crowe's Law Firm Benchmarking Survey 2018 reveals that almost 70 per cent of law firms have increased headcount whilst two thirds saw an incre....

MANAGEMENT SPEAK | HEROES ARE COSTLY

Seeking an injunction has the power to blitz a 'Brand'

Beyonce has feelings and feelings do matter. Feelings about what a brand denotes matter greatly.....

BIG STORIES | BRAND VALUES

A Hand on the tiller at the Luxury Law Summit

New forms of customer engagement will provide increased opportunities for the luxury sector over the next five years....

BIG STORIES | MANAGING RISKS

DealTalk in NYC at the Luxury Law Summit

Increased M&A activity in the luxury industry is Elnaz Zarrini's confident prediction....

BIG STORIES | LUXURY LAW

'Love in the Bin' does not amount to a broken heart

Banksy has made a fabulous contribution to what 'caveat emptor' might, does - or should - mean....

MANAGEMENT SPEAK | HUMANITY MATTERS

I'll be there for you

ROI is not just about the money. Legal services get devalued when firms forget that law should be about helping fellow human beings.....

BIG STORIES | INVESTOR POWER

New wave of FX manipulation lawsuits

Investors tend to opt out of litigation if they expect to recover more by suing on their own....

BIG STORIES | LAWTECH

Robot lawyer Lisa is 'Cool Vendor' for SMEs

Gartner has included Robot LISA in its latest list of cool vendors.....

BIG STORIES | PERSONAL INJURIES

Irish statistics for whiplash damages published for the first time

Claimants in 55 per cent of Irish whiplash cases received a total award of between €10,000 and €20,000 in total damages. In 88 per cent of w....

BIG STORIES | JUSTICE MATTERS

Jeff Sessions resigns as US Attorney General

Resignation takes few by surprise. Mr. Sessions will be replaced, on an acting basis, by Matthew G. Whitaker.....

BIG STORIES | SHAREHOLDER VALUES

Michael O'Leary of Ryanair may get grilled

Ryanair is sued in the U.S. for misleading investors and for building profits on worker exploitation....

GLOBAL VIEW | STAR GAZING

Dazzling financial tags for celebrity introductions

Practical lessons about how to meet Bollywood celebrities are scheduled to feature in London High Court litigation.....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | CORPORATE COUNSEL

Legal and regulatory firefighting at Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs has been slammed for “inexcusable” behaviour in its work for Malaysian investment fund 1MDB. Multi-jurisdiction legal an....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | CORPORATE COUNSEL

Will banking trends in Australia go global?

How - and where - businesses and individuals access venture capital impacts legal services.....

BIG STORIES | DEVIL IN THE DETAIL

Baphomet generates a devilish copyright storm

The co-founder and spokesperson of Satanic Temple has accused The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina of using a copyrighted statue design to "pro....

BIG STORIES | DATA MATTERS

Data breaches could constitute a litigation bonanza

The potential for a major expansion of liability claims to both controllers and processors of data is enormous....

BIG STORIES | WORK ETHICS

Working too much

A lawyer has been struck off for continuing to practise after his firm shut down.....

BIG STORIES | DATA IN THE DOCK

Facebook's EU-US data transfer issues have a date in Irish Supreme Court

This ruling on Facebook's appeal about the legality of its EU-US data transfers will have major implications.....

BIG STORIES | WELLBEING WORKS

Western Australia ups the ante in workplace health and safety

Recent law reforms in Western Australia have harmonised health and safety standards throughout Australia.....

BIG STORIES | SAFETY FIRST

Lawyers report on Uber self-driving safety issues

Improved processes and more training required....

BIG STORIES | JUSTICE IS VALUED

Justice matters to the British public

Populus Survey highlights that justice is as important to people as health and education....

BIG STORIES | CRIME

Less justice for British justice

Justice is badly treated....

GLOBAL VIEW | HARMONY MATTERS

Happier divorces envisaged in Luxembourg

Luxembourg has reformed its divorce laws....

GLOBAL VIEW | WELLBEING CAN WORK

Inclusion BluePrint Initiative for IP lawyers

Mapping the landscape more clearly is the best way to promote career growth.....

BIG STORIES | DATA VALUE

Private Equity Buying Sprees Impact Law Firms

In the past year some of the largest legal ranking and search companies have been acquired by private equity companies....

BIG STORIES | STRATEGIC PLANNING

Are Consultancy Services The Way Forward For Law Firms?

Seamless, integrated, muti-disciplinary legal and consultancy services are on the rise....

BIG STORIES | LOVE EXPANSION

Marriage in a pub, or on the beach

The UK Government has asked the Law Commission to review outdated restrictions on wedding venues....

BIG STORIES | ECO-FRIENDLY CHINESE WIN

Icicle buys Carven

Chinese design house buys Carven, the struggling French designer label....

BIG STORIES | HIDDEN VALUE

Hot news from China about the KOL impact on brand sales

The hidden value of KOL emerges....

BIG STORIES | ADDING VALUE

To what extent has Addleshaw Goddard lost a haggis?

Private Client business dynamics may need to be re-evaluated....

BIG STORIES | LAWYERS ADD VALUE

Taylor Wessing completes 80 per cent sale of Bitstamp

EU cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp sale is a landmark....

MANAGEMENT SPEAK | STRATEGIC THINKING

How do we decide who is to blame?

We still love a bully, whose bullying advances our own interests. But this romance has consequences - and COSTS.....

MANAGEMENT SPEAK | WELLBEING CAN WORK

Good Eggs and Bad Apples

Why is everyone playing a game that nobody admits to liking?....

MANAGEMENT SPEAK | WELLBEING CAN WORK

Paul Rawlinson healthily challenges the male 'honour' code

Determining whether the institutional values of the legal profession have changed means delving under the surface. This exercise is worth doing.....

 

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