- Technology/telecommunications >>
Silent to date on government scrutiny, Huawei chief clarifies the firm's legal response to speculation about confidential data.
The Securities and Exchange Commission announces charges against nine defendants in scheme to hack into the SEC's EDGAR system.
- Regulatory >>
New bill banning most abortions once a fetal heartbeat detected introduced Kentucky, critics warn of more legal battles ahead.
New convention providing for the cross-border enforcement of mediated settlement agreements is republic's first named UN treaty.
- Media >>
Organisations partner to support journalists with legal defence fees, while number of journalists murdered nearly doubles in 2018.
Advertisements deemed to be harmful though use of gender stereotypes are to be banned by UK regulators.
- Luxury >>
Robotics firm UiPath appoints Luxury Law Summit 2019 keynote speaker Marie Myers as chief financial officer.
- Litigation/dispute resolution >>
Crowell & Moring 2019 Litigation Forecast aims to equip counsel to build litigation war room and leverage technology to develop case strategy.
Legislators introduce harassment training requirements in 2019 for companies with California employees, push for more women on boards.
- Intellectual property/trademark >>
Singer Rihanna sues father for use of her Fenty trademark after repeated demands to stop mispresenting an association.
Compensation for victims to be raised and fines increased, as China set to amend legislation to protect IP and punish offenders.
- Insurance >>
Lack of knowledge is leaving in-house counsel and their companies dangerously exposed and risking negligence, warns insurance chief.
- Employment >>
Workplace class action report charts billion dollar plus stunning rise and fall in settlement values, as Supreme Court's Rulings take centre stage.
Despite Gains in Overall Representation of Women, Minorities, and LGBT Lawyers at Firms, Gains for Black/African-American Attorneys Lag.
- Corporate/commercial >>
Nealry half of legal departments don't have a formal operations strategy and need better metrics and review steps, says Xakia global survey.
Firm continues to develop Middle East practice with regional partner, eyes more dispute resolution opportunities.
- Banking/finance >>
Top government ministers will jointly chair a government taskforce to tackle the estmated £14.4 billion a year economic crime problem.
Bank reveals FX deals volume in blockchain over last year, breaking down barriers in the finance sector but regulatory concerns remain.