- Technology/telecommunications >>
Digital transformation and cybersecurity needs are causing difficulties for company boards, according to survey.
Once leaders, the Singapore legal profession has been 'lukewarm' and moving backwards, but needs to regain its edge in legal tech says CJ.
- Shipping/aviation >>
Moore Stephens sets out environmental regulation options, while shipowner at Malta Martime Summit says slow shipping 'realistic' option.
Cyber-attack risk and faster regulation needed to prepare for autonomous shipping lead talking points at 2nd Malta Maritime Summit.
- Regulatory >>
Exiting Securities regulator's chairman says Hong Kong on verge of proposing crypto regulation, following 'close watch' announced in July.
Russian ombudsman supports bill extending powers of children's rights commissioners, while Vietnam opens consultation process with children.
- Media >>
Alliance brings together over 40 professionals dedicated to communication and marketing for the legal sector.
Committee offers 22 recommendations to fight fake news, but says there is no silver bullet to deal with the issues and caution is needed.
- Luxury >>
Are New York City landmarks and skyline protectable elements? Luxury firm argues they're not in defence against souvenir seller.
- Litigation/dispute resolution >>
Lawyer key to winning a $289 million verdict against Bayer AG may lose out as judge consider a retrial over 'champage corks flying' comment.
Committee says alternatives are often better use of time and money and calls on lawyers to offer more information.
- Energy >>
BritNed wins damages from ABB in €13m overcharging case as judge cites issues of justice, fairness and public policy.
While Nigerian investigators recoup over $400 in stolen state oil funds, an Italian court sentences two men in Eni and Shell Nigeria case.
- Employment >>
A quiet week of moves around the house is notable for counsel jumping over the fence.
King & Wood Mallesons faces allegations of work overload and 'grueling conditions' where lawyers slept in the office to meet deadlines.
- Corporate/commercial >>
Consolidation of law firms in part driven by the growth in in-house legal teams, says Australian white paper.
Court overturns injunction won by activist investors in latest chapter of bitter feud between Fujifilm and Xerox.
- Banking/finance >>
Investigation into Europe's biggest-ever money laundering scandal highlights defiiciencies in Danish bank's general cousel department.