Global

  • CLIMATE CHANGE

    Corporate litigation heats up

    Climate change litigation poses growing threat to companies' profitability, warns law firm partner.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    General counsel duo jump the fence

    General counsel at two major global banks have chosen to jump over the fence and take up new roles at Reed Smith and HSF.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Two women general counsel take top non-lawyer jobs, while two finance firms appoint their first-ever general counsel, in a busy week around the house.

  • INSURETECH

    Law firm's insuretech tie-up

    DAC Beachcroft partners with insurtech start-up and Audatex to develop AI-based liability assessment tool.

  • MARKETING

    Under the spotlight: Harry Pfeffer

    Harry Pfeffer, International Business Development Manager of LexisNexis InterAction talks strategy, relationship intelligence and privacy.

  • LEGAL TECH

    Legal analytics market set for significant growth

    Automation drive fuels data and decision-making advances, but lack of awareness among litigators is holding back market growth, says report.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Three women lead the changes this week, while a Tennessee bank gets their first general counsel and major brand looks in-house for their new guy.

  • ENVIRONMENT

    Slaughter and May sponsors plastics voyage

    Firm backs pioneering ocean plastics initiative by sponsoring eXXpedition Round the World voyage.

  • FINTECH

    Dentons in first tokenised SRO

    Firm advises Tokenise to setup the world's first dedicated Self-Regulatory Organisation to exclusively focus on tokenised assets.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    An exciting week around the house sees eleven moves, including Fox sports hire, two movers into private practice and a few high profile general counsel leaving the field.


 

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