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New EU copyright filtering law threatens the internet as we knew it

On June 20th, a committee of the European Parliament will vote on whether to proceed on a copyright proposal that some say will destroy the internet as we know ... Read More
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Tax haven myths challenged by think tank

A new report debunks the myths surrounding the purposes of tax havens and challenges the image of ‘hotbeds of tax evasion.’ In research debunking myths about tax havens, UK ... Read More

US law firm joined forces with a legal services operator to create a market-disrupting legal platform

A US law firm has joined forces with a legal services operator to create a market-disrupting legal platform, removing business operations from the law firm. US AmLaw 200 firm ... Read More
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Facebook gives lawmakers 450 pages of answers from April hearings

Facebook Inc. turned in more than 450 pages of homework to U.S. lawmakers, defending itself against claims that it is a monopoly and sidestepping questions about the effectiveness of ... Read More
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On 20 June is the biggest vote on potential change to copyright law in Europe

On 20 June, Parliament’s legal affairs committee will vote on the biggest potential change to copyright law in Europe in the last 30 years. The European Commission made the ... Read More

Swiss lawyer jailed for telling tales about Russian business clients to British and US agencies

Matthew Parish, a lawyer from Geneva, has been sentenced to two months in a Swiss jail for libel and breaking attorney-client privilege after two Russian oil traders accused him ... Read More

Facebook and Google accused of violating GDPR on first day of the new European Privacy Law

When Mark Zuckerberg testified in front of members of the European Parliament, he insisted that Facebook was ready for Friday, the day when the European Unions’s strict new data ... Read More
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Artificial Intelligence to revolutionise trademark prosecution by 2023

Surveying over 200 brand owners from a wide range of industries, a research report from Hogan Lovells ‘Brand Benchmarking 2018’ revealed that 93% of businesses feel positive about the ... Read More

Shares of luggage giant Samsonite suspended over governance and accounting claims

Luggage giant accused of ‘questionable accounting practices’ and ‘poor corporate governance’ as shares are suspended in Hong Kong. Shares in Hong Kong-listed luggage maker Samsonite International plummeted by more ... Read More
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Here’s the first deal of the legal sports betting era: Paddy Power Betfair is buying FanDuel

Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court gave the go-ahead to legal sports gambling. Now we have the first result of that deal: Paddy Power Betfair, a U.K.-based sports-betting ... Read More
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