Google faces mass legal action over ‘unlawful’ data collection

A UK Campaign group is taking Google to court in a £1 billion mass action alleging the tech giant unlawfully collected information from Apple’s iPhone handsets. The group, Google ... Read More
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Next steps against fake news

Next steps against fake news: Commission sets up High-Level Expert Group and launches public consultation. The EU Commission launched a public consultation on fake news and online disinformation and ... Read More

American law firm Sedgwick is to close after some 85 years in business

The closure follows a raft of lawyers exiting the firm in recent years, most recently a defection to UK law firm Kennedys. ‘We have concluded that the best way ... Read More

Malta: Paradise Papers leave locals polarized

In the wake of the Paradise Papers leaks, many locals in Malta feel frustrated and are calling on the European Union to come to the rescue. “A term my ... Read More

Clients are ‘biggest competitors’ to law firms

Clients are the biggest competitors to law firms and are taking work from them, a top European marketer says. Andrea Miskolczi, chief business development and marketing officer at Wolf ... Read More

US Law Firm Received The Largest Fine Ever Profession’s Regulatory Body

US law firm Locke Lord has received the largest fine ever levied by the profession’s regulatory body, the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. The firm has to pay £500,000 after accepting ... Read More

KPMG and Barclays sued for ‘engineering’ administration of quarrying company

Quarrying company Portland Stone Holdings Limited is suing Barclays and KPMG for ‘engineering’ the administration of its subsidiary, Stone Firms Ltd, in 2010. The Portland Stone suppliers allege that ... Read More

Former HSBC Executive Found Guilty of Fraud in $3.5 Billion Currency Trade

A U.S. jury on Monday found former HSBC executive Mark Johnson guilty of defrauding Cairn Energy (CRNZF, +0.00%) in a $3.5 billion currency trade in 2011. U.S. prosecutors have ... Read More

Law firms struggle with the digital age

Law firms are finding it difficult to differentiate their offerings as they cannot innovate like other businesses. Law firms are still coming to terms with the new digital landscape ... Read More
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PwC is set to compete with law firms

The accountancy giant is set to compete with law firms for companies in need of flexible resourcing solutions with its latest New Law offering. Big Four accountancy giant PwC ... Read More
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