- Technology/telecommunications >>
Ireland can be critical influencer' in regulating social media, but FTC should not be regulating privacy in US, says EPIC chief in Dublin speech.
SEC settles with AriseBank executives who lied to investors, saying ico offering was 'first-of-its-kind,' lifetime ban issued.
- Shipping/aviation >>
In maritime dispute, firm action will be taken to protect territory and sovereignty if Malaysian vessels continue to intrude, says Singapore.
Birgit Sølling Olsen, formerly of the Danish Maritime Authority, to receive the annual International Maritime Prize in London on Thursday.
- Regulatory >>
With proposed hate crime legislation in the pipeline, a humanist group has asked for blasphemy law to be included in the changes.
UK judges will be open to accusations of being 'unpatriotic' when they follow European law post-Brexit, according to UK's ECJ judge.
- Media >>
Singer, who was named in the so-called paradise papers, reportedly faces criminal tax fraud charges, but says her case is 'unique.'
UK top lawyers and accountants in music industry revealed in first ever legal and accountancy 50 list.
- Litigation/dispute resolution >>
No need to call me 'learned' says English court appeal judge in call for clear communication in appeals.
Offices of two lawyers working for Kim & Chang, South Korea's largest firm, over delay of court ruling in Japanese forced labour case.
- Intellectual property/trademark >>
Compensation for victims to be raised and fines increased, as China set to amend legislation to protect IP and punish offenders.
Qatar escalates its WTO dispute over alleged Saudi Arabia IP violation and refusal to cooperate over piracy and otehr issues.
- Insurance >>
Lack of knowledge is leaving in-house counsel and their companies dangerously exposed and risking negligence, warns insurance chief.
- Employment >>
In US and UK, changes at organisations and law firms to support graduate entrants reflect new dynamics in the legal profession.
Among the new appointments this week, a law practice chairman takes an unexpected journey with Tesla.
- Corporate/commercial >>
FIFTY SHADES OF GREY
Dom/sub relationships have strong patterns that are worth noting
New partnership between Brit and Schillings Critical Risk to offer comprehensive kidnap for ransom offering.
- Banking/finance >>
After much mulling over new Swiss blockchain legislation, finance minister says current laws can be adapted.
Case against Ihor Kolomoisky and Gennadiy Bogolyubov thrown out, but leaves fraud claims for another court 'somehere, someday.'