Dechert’s Paris international arbitration team to spin out as local boutique

Departure of 13-strong team is being put down to a strategy shift by Dechert

European invasion – firms flood into the EU’s legal markets

US and UK firms have been seeking to expand their European footprints post-Brexit, writes Buchanan Law’s James Lavan

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White & Case announces 42-lawyer partner promotion class

Cohort edges down from 46 last year with proportion of women slipping from 52% to 36%

IBA 2023: ‘It is very noble to defend victims but the noblest accomplishment of our profession is to defend the accused’

IBA panel discusses challenges facing legal profession including acting for difficult clients in an increasingly binary era

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IBA 2023: ‘Men shouldn’t be the reference point for what success looks like’

A panel of female law firm leaders discussed what makes good leadership and how to sustain progress made on diversity and inclusion at the IBA annual conference in Paris

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IBA 2023: IBA and World Bank to forge closer ties to boost development goals

World Bank GC highlights the role lawyers can play in supporting governments and institutions with practical help, writes John Malpas

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IBA 2023: ‘One of the best balms to the voices of hate is justice’

ICC prosecutor Karim AA Khan speaks out in an interview at the IBA annual conference

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IBA 2023: The AI future is here – how can firms best prepare for its implementation?

Renowned AI evangelist Zack Kass warns at the IBA annual conference in Paris that law firms not adopting AI risk getting left behind

IBA 2023: Ukraine’s Prosecutor General sets out case for special war crimes tribunal

“If Ukraine loses its war, the world order as we know it would be destroyed,” warned Ukraine’s Prosecutor General, Andriy Kostin, yesterday at the IBA annual conference in Paris

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IBA launches forum for government and public lawyers at annual conference

New hub will help connect public sector lawyers from around the word, writes Ben Rigby

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Michel Barnier calls for two-state solution for Israel and Palestine in IBA conference speech

Prominent French politician called for EU, US and Middle East leaders to work together at IBA annual conference’s opening ceremony in Paris on Sunday

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Lech Walesa joins line up of keynote speakers at IBA’s Paris annual conference

Headline speakers also include former OpenAI director Zack Kass and Meta oversight board co-chair Helle Thorning Schmidt

Proskauer raids Shearman for 19-strong corporate team in Paris

Team includes Shearman’s former Paris office head Xavier Norlain and three other partners

Global Legal Post to publish daily newspaper at IBA’s annual conference in Paris

IBA Daily News will keep more than 5,000 delegates abreast of 200-plus sessions

Digital piracy increases by 3.3% in 2022, says EUIPO report

For the first time in years, piracy levels rose in 2022, largely driven by TV shows, series, films and manga publications

‘Local footprint’ is key to success tackling anti-counterfeiting in Africa

Forward Global’s head of illicit trade risk management on the unique challenges of combatting counterfeiters on the African continent

Unitary patent dashboard shows ‘encouraging demand’

Nine weeks in and figures reveal the UP is proving popular with roughly 700 requests a week

Gibson Dunn hires nine-lawyer projects and infrastructure team from Linklaters in Paris

Energy hiring spree continues at US firm with group led by partner Darko Adamovic

Around the house: Daimler Truck replaces outgoing CLO, Ex-Latham partner to head Teleperformance legal team

This week’s roundup of top in-house moves also includes appointments at BlueLinx, Nacha, MSA Safety and T5 Data Centers

Clifford Chance, Sullivan & Cromwell on call for Kering’s acquisition of luxury perfume maker Creed

Paris luxury group signals ambition for new beauty division with all-cash deal

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