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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

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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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Norton Rose Fulbright builds in Paris with senior A&O corporate partner

Jean-Claude Rivalland helped found A&O’s Paris arm in 1999 and led the Paris office for eight years from 2010

Freshfields hires restructuring partner and team from Paul Hastings in Paris

Guilhem Bremond and team of four add to recent restructuring hires in Hong Kong and London

Legal profession still has long way to go globally to improve inclusivity for LGBTQ+ lawyers

At the start of Pride month, the ICC Court of Arbitration's Alexander Fessas reflects on how firms can improve their performance by creating diverse teams

Around the house: Everest Re lands former MetLife and Freddie Mac legal head, Sony Music UK names new GC

This week’s roundup of top in-house moves also includes appointments at Kroll, PlayOn! Sports, Imerys and APCO Holdings

French heavyweight Gide forms patent litigation partnership with IP specialist Regimbeau

Move comes ahead of launch of EU’s Unified Patent Court on 1 June and amid increasing complexity of national proceedings

Winston & Strawn adds 11-strong transactional team in Paris from local boutique

Group including four partners joins from Hoche Avocats to bolster M&A, labour and finance offering

The Global Legal Post launches international comparative guide to Family Asset Protection

Edited by Marcus Dearle, online resource explores how key jurisdictions approach divorce, finance and the media

Clifford Chance elects 32 new partners in diverse round

Twelve women included in round that sees 39% of new US and UK partners come from minority ethnic backgrounds