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EU's mobile payments market attracts global challengers

Out Law News Feed - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 12:27
ANALYSIS: US technology companies, Chinese e-wallet providers and European fintechs have found different ways to compete for a share of the EU's mobile payments market.

Linklaters achieves 20% female partnership for first time

Law Gazette News - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 12:11

Firm has revealed details of latest round of promotions.

New: Gazette’s women in the law web page

Law Gazette News - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 11:53

Home to history, profiles, opinion and news.

Master grants Inheritance Act application made 25 years out of time

Law Gazette News - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 11:48

Judgment also questions approach from another court to considering late applications.

Solicitor falsified notes then relied on them to defend negligence claim

Law Gazette News - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 11:08

Tribunal strikes off Bradford sole practitioner after finding of dishonesty.

Why the HE sector must embrace cloud computing

Out Law News Feed - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 11:01
ANALYSIS: Higher education providers that embrace cloud computing have an opportunity to access technology that can enhance students' learning experience, better support academics with their research, and make collaboration easier.

DWF set to raise £95m from stock market listing

Law Gazette News - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 08:56

Members set to be paid £19m from net proceeds of IPO.

Crowell & Moring Enters Asia, Hires Away Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner's Shanghai Team

Legal Week rss Feed - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 04:01
Four international trade and regulatory lawyers have joined Crowell's offices in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., and a seven-member Shanghai team has joined the firm's affiliate consulting business as Crowell awaits a Shanghai licence.

News focus: Equality still a work in progress

Law Gazette News - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 00:01

New Law Society research confirms that tackling unconscious bias, fair pay and promoting widespread flexible working are key elements needed to achieve gender equality in the legal profession.

Equality still a work in progress

Law Gazette News - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 00:01

New Law Society research confirms that tackling unconscious bias, fair pay and promoting widespread flexible working are key elements needed to achieve gender equality in the legal profession.

Solicitors represented at arm’s length on AI advisory group

Law Gazette News - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 00:01

New body set up to advise judiciary on developments in artificial intelligence is dominated by judges. 

​Practitioners' queries on calls for court reform evidence

Law Gazette News - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 00:01

House of Commons justice select committee called for written submissions of evidence for the £1bn court reform programme.

Funder pledges £1m for access to justice

Law Gazette News - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 00:01

Global litigation funder Therium Access will provide funds necessary to pursue or defend claims. 

European Commission Accepts Commitments From Film Studios to End TV Geoblocking in EU

Legal Week rss Feed - Sat, 03/09/2019 - 00:26
The move will open up pay-TV markets, allowing consumers across the EU access to a wider range of content regardless of their location.

Huawei Chief Legal Officer Says Posing a Security Threat to Other Countries Would Be 'Suicide'

Legal Week rss Feed - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 21:34
Huawei's chief lawyer said in an interview with Bloomberg the U.S. ban on Huawei's products had hurt the company and its reputation. But he asserted that Huawei would only leave the U.S. as a "last resort."

Herbert Smith Freehills Snaps Up Norton Rose Fulbright Partner in Brisbane

Legal Week rss Feed - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 20:17
Workplace health and safety specialist Aaron Anderson joins the Anglo-Australian firm after more than 12 years at Norton Rose Fulbright.

Foley Hoag International Arbitrator Moves to Jenner & Block

Legal Week rss Feed - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 18:11
Mélida Hodgson has experience in international disputes, treaty interpretation and global investment protection, and has been appointed to a number of arbitral rosters. She also successfully advised Venezuela against several International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes arbitrations.

Reflection of a Refugee Lawyer on International Women’s Day

Legal Week rss Feed - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 17:13
An attorney who works with refugees asks, "Can we talk about equal rights for women—all women—when refugee women are excluded from this dialogue?”

MPs demand timetable for economic crime reform

Law Gazette News - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 17:02

Treasury Select Committee says legislation should be introduced in time for next Queen’s speech.

Mortgage lenders worried about commonhold insolvency

Law Gazette News - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 16:48

Law Commission has been tasked with reviving the leasehold alternative to home ownership.

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