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Israel Technology

Israel – A hi-tech attraction

16-Feb-2015 | By Joshua Freedman

Technology M&A is leading the way in Israel as foreign companies clamour to invest, but will a regulator’s U-turn put the brakes on growth?

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The Hot 100 2015: IP/IT

26-Jan-2015

In association with Fox Rodney, Saunderson House and Thomson Reuters

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Cyber security – In a rights pickle

26-Jan-2015

The proposed counter-terrorism law looks set to leave ISPs and social media sites uncomfortably torn between security and privacy demands.

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Demystifying e-discovery: the art of the possible

11-Nov-2014

Given the growth in the amount of data businesses create and store, it’s a good point in time to determine how companies and law firms are working with eDiscovery and computer forensics.

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Panel reviews 2014: The chosen ones download

15-Sep-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Which firms are cutting it in this era of slimline rosters, and who are the GC new brooms making clean sweeps? The Lawyer can reveal all

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Alternative workstyles

16-Jun-2014 | By Lucy Burton

For every new business model success story there’s a disaster. As more firms contemplate more efficient working structures, here’s how to avoid the pitfalls

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Cyber security – The bullseye of the storm

26-May-2014 | By Lucy Burton

The boss of US retailer Target has stepped down after a data breach affected millions of customers. Could law firms be next in the firing line?

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eBay turns to Agilent for general counsel hire ahead of PayPal split

14-Apr-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

eBay has hired Agilent Technologies’ top lawyer Marie Oh Huber as its new general counsel as the company prepares for the split of eBay and PayPal into two separate companies later this year.

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Olswang victorious over Google in CoA ruling on online privacy

27-Mar-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

The Court of Appeal (CoA) has dismissed an attempt by Bristows’ client Google to block British users from pursuing it in the UK courts.

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Amazon appoints ex-CMS lawyer as head of employment to legal team amid staff disputes

19-Mar-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Amazon has appointed a new head of employment to its in-house legal team in the UK, just weeks after the distribution giant was accused of “bypassing the law” by offering set lump sums in exchange for staff redundancies.

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Information Technology Opinion

Anya Proops

Information law in the ascendant

9-Apr-2015

Two very different judgments confirm what many lawyers have known for years about information law.

Chris Finney

Will the UK begin to regulate Bitcoins in 2015?

10-Feb-2015

The UK needs a light touch, regulatory regime focused on virtual currency exchanges.

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The choices facing Ashurst and Olswang

3-Nov-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

The Americanisation of UK law is coming - so what are firms doing about it?