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Dr David Cowan is Editor-At-Large of The Global Legal Post

BIG STORIES | ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

SFO using AI to replace lawyers

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is using Artificial Intelligence to replace work carried out by lawyers following its successful use in Rolls-Royce....

BIG STORIES | CYBER SECURITY

UK report warns organisations to prioritise cyber security

Most attacks will only be defeated by organisations prioritising cyber security, warns a new report.....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | TRADEMARKS

Levi Straus hits Kenzo with Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

Levi Strauss accuses fashion designer Kenzo of red tab trademark infringement....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | WORKPLACE

In-house lawyers 'sweeping' Ireland's legal profession

In-house lawyers are 'growing like Topsy', according to the head of the Law Society of Ireland.....

GLOBAL VIEW | DEALS

Marfrig beefs up US business

Linklaters and Lefosse Advogados advises on the deal which is going ahead despite Brazilian company Marfrig's US beef ban.....

GLOBAL VIEW | DEALS

DOJ to allow Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto

The US Justice Department (DOJ) is to allow Bayer's a $62.5 billion deal to acquire Monsanto.....

GLOBAL VIEW | DEALS

Saudi could go it alone on Aramco IPO

A global Saudi Aramco IPO would be world's largest IPO and a bonanza for dealmakers and law firms....

GLOBAL VIEW | DEALS

Skadden tops law league table for global M&A

The US law firm ranks top of Bloomberg's law firm league table for global M&A deal volume, with 46 deals representing $169 billion in deal vol....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | GDPR

Microsoft ready for GDPR home stretch

Microsoft has announced its GDPR plans as research finds nearly 40 per cent of companies have not heard of the new EU data regulation.....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | COMPETITION

Competition experts worry over populism impact on mergers

Competition experts have expressed worries about political populism and global differences on mergers.....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | IP

US charges Iranians over $3.4 billion cyber theft campaign

The US has charged nine Iranians with theft of $3.4 billion in trade secrets, data and intellectual property.....

BIG STORIES | CRIMINAL LAW

Northern Ireland court system judged expensive, slow and poor value

The criminal justice system in Northern Ireland is significantly more expensive and slower than in England and Wales, according to a new report from T....

BIG STORIES | BAR COUNCIL

New proposal for student barristers to undergo police checks

The move is part of a Bar Council regulatory review on the role of the Inns of Court in training barristers.....

BOOKSHELF | BOOKS

How the gig economy impacts employment law

In this month's Bookshelf, The Global Legal Post's Editor-At-Large, Dr David Cowan, picks two books analysing the future of work and h....

 

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WTO IP battle escalates between gulf states

Qatar escalates its WTO dispute over alleged Saudi Arabia IP violation and refusal to cooperate over piracy and otehr issues.