30 Aug 2016

Technology for the Legal Services Sector

The legal industry is now at the forefront of adoption of technologies that will not only help them grow but also better manage their reputations in an increasingly connected world. Technologies that are helping legal firms perform better on a […]

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23 Aug 2016

Effective Multilingual E-discovery

Nowhere is the language obstacle more pervasive than in the legal profession—and more specifically in the area of discovery—where documents created in any language could be relevant to a lawsuit, investigation or regulatory matter. Fortunately, law firms that are faced […]

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22 Jul 2016

Turbulent Times in the International Art Market

Asia’s high saving rate is thought to be one of the reasons behind spiralling prices in the international art market. Key pieces by significant artists have been achieving astonishing figures when they reach auction- just this month, several records were […]

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12 Jul 2016

Protecting Intellectual Property Rights Globally

How do you enforce and protect intellectual property rights in a foreign territory? In a series of cases that have alarmed the world, one of the most famous brands in existence has not always managed to defend its own intellectual […]

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09 Jun 2016

Content Marketing for the Legal Services Industry

Global law firms are increasingly using content marketing – particularly blogging – to demonstrate their expertise and raise their organisational profiles. The legal industry doesn’t have a reputation for being an early adopter of new ways of doing things, so […]

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06 Jun 2016

The Uberisation of Legal Services – Can It Work?

A new online business model has emerged which sees people sharing their properties, possessions or services in exchange for a fee, mediated by services such as Airbnb, Uber or TaskRabbit. It’s been called the ‘sharing economy’ and is characterised by […]

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19 Apr 2016

Can You Copyright a Language?

A strange legal case has recently raised a curious issue – is it possible to copyright a language? Hollywood film studio Paramount Pictures is attempting to assert its ownership of the Klingon language to prevent it being used in a […]

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07 Mar 2016

The Global Expansion of FinTech

Do FinTech startups face fewer obstacles for international expansion than traditional banks? Scaling is a challenge for any start up, and FinTech is no exception. It’s widely accepted that startups often face fewer barriers to expansion than larger, more established […]

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26 Jan 2016

Legal Considerations of Chinese Joint Ventures

Doing business in China is notoriously difficult and hazardous and as a result, many western multi-nationals opt for a joint venture with a local Chinese company. A joint venture (JV) is a specific business arrangement where the parties combine, usually […]

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16 Nov 2015

How Does Cyber Law Affect Consumer Behaviour?

Ecommerce is growing in emerging markets where rises in disposable income and online participation are creating a healthy environment for online shopping. But not all of these markets offer a regulatory environment that is conducive to the expansion of ecommerce. […]

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