- Technology/telecommunications >>
Survey reports back initial findings from 'legal operations health check' covering in-house counsel on five continents.
Lawtech company LEAP tailors Scottish needs as solicitor's body supports innovative practices.
- Shipping/aviation >>
An international shipping contract cries out for clarity as US judge tosses dispute over to London court.
- Regulatory >>
Sharia law applied as two Malaysian women convicted of attempting to have lesbian sex in a car to be fined and caned.
China's highest-paid celebrities targeted by Chinese authorities in coordinated crackdown on 'yin-yang' contracts and tax havens.
- Media >>
A SA government minister defends new Films and Publications Bill as a way of removing online child pornography, not a form of censorship.
New York media giant Hearst Communications has agreed to pay $50 million to settle a subscription data lawsuit.
- Luxury >>
And yes, it does involve legal intrigue, a cabaret singer and accusations of a power-grab in one of the world's luxury capitals.
- Litigation/dispute resolution >>
A lawyer asks baker for 'gender transition cake' as free speech, religion and anti-discrimination go head-to-head once more.
ABUSE OF POWER
Constitutional court points to abuse of power by former SA president in refusing appeal over top appointment.
- Intellectual property/trademark >>
Apple ordered to pay $145M in damages for patent infringement, but agrees to settle long-running battle with Samsung.
Companies fighting against China to protect intellectual property will not be cheered by comments from Chinese entrepreneur.
- Employment >>
Northern Ireland continues expansion as firm becomes latest to add jobs, and establishes strategic partnership.
Barrister bias one of six cases brought to the UK judicial appointments commission that the judicial appointments & conduct ombudsman.
- Corporate/commercial >>
Described as one of America's most accomplished appellate lawyers, Mayer Brown's Stephen Shapiro shot, killed. UPDATE: Murder charges filed against his brother-in-law, John Gately III.
EY expands global legal managed services offering with acquisition of Riverview Law.
- Banking/finance >>
US justice department metes out largest penalty yet for financial crisis-era misconduct, as customers rate bank worst bankers.
SEC asks for explanation from Elon Musk, while investors suing him for damaging interests of short-sellers.