The Lawyer’s new China Elite report contains the most detailed research available on the PRC legal market and contains unparalleled insight into the country's leading law firms. They vary in size, practice focus and geographic coverage, but they all share one common quality – ambition... Read more
This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
Reforms to the EUs company law regime that take account of the development of electronic communications have been approved by the EU Council of Ministers. The changes require member states to permit from 2007 the filing of official documents electronically. They also allow electronic copies of company documents to be obtained, governments to establish internet versions of their national gazettes and insist that electronic letters and order forms include particulars, such as a companys registration number, legal form and registered office. Another change allows companies to disclose documents in any official EU language. EU Internal Market Commissioner Frits Bolkestein said: "These changes will make life easier for companies, for investors and for other parties which need quick and easy access to company information."