Luxury elite lawyers and founders get ready for Luxury London

Around 250 of luxury’s elite lawyers and businesses will join forces in London on 14/15 May. Lawyers dealing with the luxury marketplace will gather together to discuss the latest ... Read More

Brexit legal text signals greater EU urgency

Brussels is not waiting around anymore for the U.K. to get its act together on Brexit. The European Commission’s publication of a 120-page draft withdrawal treaty will signal a ... Read More
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Law firms join blockchain platform

A group of top law firms have joined forces with an enterprise software company including Baker & McKenzie and Clifford Chance. A software firm R3 has launched the Legal ... Read More

Volkswagen Settles U.S. Emissions Lawsuit Just Before Trial

Volkswagen AG came to an agreement to settle a lawsuit over the company’s marketing of clean-emissions vehicles, resolving a contentious fight over consumer fraud claims just before it was ... Read More
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Social media companies need to do more to fully comply with EU consumer rules

Social media companies need to do more to respond to the requests, made last March by the European Commission and Member States’ consumer authorities, to comply with EU consumer ... Read More

The big bang for alternative legal services providers

Will 2018 be the ‘big-bang’ year for the use of Alternative Legal Services providers, asks PwC’s Peter Workman? The current legal and regulatory environment is burdensome. General counsel and their ... Read More
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Facebook personal data use and privacy settings ruled illegal by German court

Facebook’s default privacy settings and use of personal data are against German consumer law, according to a judgement handed down by a Berlin regional court. The court found that ... Read More

Toronto lawyer turned to social media to serve a claim

A Toronto lawyer turned to social media to serve a claim on a defendant she had been unable to track down. Ontario Superior Court allowed Tara Vasdani, an associate ... Read More
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8 countries removed from EU tax haven blacklist

Eight jurisdictions have been removed from the EU’s list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes, following commitments made at a high political level to remedy EU concerns. Barbados, Grenada, ... Read More
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Deloitte set to take on traditional law firms

The Big Four accountancy giant is the latest to enter the legal playing field with major plans to develop its offerings to corporates and compete with law firms. Deloitte ... Read More
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