Information Technology Briefings
New R&D law in Israel means more flexibility in supporting technological innovation download subscription
On 29 July 2015 the Knesset passed the seventh Amendment to the Encouragement of Research and Development in the Industry Law.
Lifting of previously suspended sanctions against Iran download subscription
On 12 August 2015, the Swiss Federal Council decided to lift certain sanctions against Iran that had been temporarily suspended since 30 January 2014.
Disruptive technology vs employment rights: all about Uber download subscription
The rise of Uber hasn’t been without its opponents: the ‘disruptive’ nature of its technology has ensured that it has been on the receiving end of more than its fair share of challenges.
The human shield of data security download subscription
Good policy is not enough to protect an organisations information because it often ignores the vital element to protecting data in the first place: people.
Is artificial intelligence a threat to lawyers? download subscription
Most jobs being lost to technology are middle-class. Should lawyers be worried?
The four main trends in legal technology subscription
Big US law firms are spending more on technology subscription
Cyber bullying and cyber privacy subscription
Voice — the lost piece of the BYOD puzzle subscription
Intellectual Property Briefings
Israel's R&D law change means more flexible support for innovative companies download subscription
New types of government incentives are now possible.
Patent trolls and the US Innovation Act subscription
Businesses worldwide are becoming increasingly familiar with the ‘patent troll’.
Genuine use of a Community trademark subscription
Three recent decisions have considered the question of proving genuine use of a Community trademark, but arguably we are none the wiser following these decisions.
Decision of Belgian Competition Authority set to liberalise international show jumping download subscription
A decision by the Belgian national competition authority seems set to have repercussions for sports bodies worldwide.
Seven tips to fantastic B2B Linkedin relationships download subscription
How to share, like and update content that your LinkedIn connections want to see.
Ashley Madison hack – company policies ‘vital’ in preventing reputational damage download subscription
The Ashley Madison hack should focus businesses on the policies they have in place to prevent employees damaging their reputations, says Collyer Bristow.
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The Ashley Madison affair #1: next steps for your own IT security download subscription
If you are the head of IT security or the corporate affairs director at one of the companies on the Ashley Madison hack list, what are the immediate things you need to consider?
The Ashley Madison affair #2: tarnished by association? download subscription
Work email addresses are included in the data on users uploaded to the dark web.
Crises in the investment community: not necessarily a sign of weakness download subscription
Schillings’ Reputation Resilience report has established that when it comes to the investment community, a crisis is not necessarily viewed as a sign of weakness.
Enhanced protection for defendants? download subscription
Being sued is bad, but it’s worse if you are running up substantial costs in defending a claim while in fear that the claimant may not have the means to compensate you if you win.
Civil litigation in recent years has been dominated by cases and commentary concerned with costs, court fees, procedure and proportionality.
Ashley Madison hack – prepare now for a tidal wave of divorce cases? download subscription
Some observers believe the hack will lead to a wave of cheated spouses seeking divorce, but even if these actions do materialise, they may not be successful.
Ashley Madison – know your legal rights download subscription
Collyer Bristow discusses what remedies are available to individuals and where employees and employers stand
Information Technology Analysis
This week’s pick of top writers from TheLawyer.com’s IT, data and privacy briefings
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?
In association with Fox Rodney, Saunderson House and Thomson Reuters
The proposed counter-terrorism law looks set to leave ISPs and social media sites uncomfortably torn between security and privacy demands.
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.