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As it becomes increasingly common for contractual documentation to be concluded electronically, we examine the pros and cons of e-signatures against traditional wet ink signatures.
Imagine a world where, at the tap of a smartphone, other people can rate you personally. It’s coming.
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.
Google has announced a significant reorganisation and the creation of a new holding company named Alphabet Inc. In this update, Shoosmiths consider the reasons why companies may choose to do this.
One in five gay people have been bullied by colleagues because of their sexual orientation.
Technology can be utilised in a vast number of ways to and by franchisors. But it also creates questions for a franchisor to consider.
Issues surrounding the Bribery Act and compliance are at the forefront of media coverage.
Adidas AG recently filed a claim against Marc Jacobs International LLC in the US Federal Court for allegedly infringing its iconic Three Stripes trademark.
Landmark judgment clarifies the law on misuse of private information.
The first week of each New Year sees the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) roll into Las Vegas, providing an annual glimpse into the future of consumer technology.
This article considers market trends that have developed over the last 12 months, as well as developments in law and regulation which will continue to impact lenders in the year ahead.
Why it is of paramount importance that businesses take care to use commercial agents that they know and trust.
A $100m US settlement may be of only passing interest to the UK auto industry, but parallels can be drawn with increasing levels of regulation in Europe.
Last month, a US court found that a hit song performed and co-written by Shakira was in fact copied from an earlier work.
Not for the first time the fashion industry is under fire for its recruitment policies. Could requiring staff to have a certain ‘look’ be the next form of discrimination?
In May 2013, US store Wal-Mart pleaded guilty to dumping hazardous waste in California and Missouri over a number of years.
Are ‘payments’ offered to loan note holders to encourage their consent to documentation changes allowed?