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SmartLaw 2.0 – The new future of law

By Brett Chalmers A few years ago, George Beaton published an influential e-book, NewLaw New Rules: A Conversation About the Future of the Legal Services Industry, that pulled together comments and responses he received from numerous legal thought leaders and experts about his NewLaw-focused blog post. The publication compared BigLaw, the traditional partnership-and-hourly-rates model, with NewLaw, an […]

Supreme Court supports disqualification under IBC, but protects interest of homebuyers

By Prateek Kumar, Sahil Narang, Raveena Rai The corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP) against Jaiprakash Infratech Limited (JIL) commenced when the National Company Law Tribunal, Allahabad (NCLT) passed an order dated 09.08.2017 admitting the petition of IDBI Bank Limited under Section 7 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 (IBC). Home buyers who had invested in […]

Austria – Commercial agent’s trial for trial period compensation

By Andreas Natterer, Sara Khalil Earlier this year, the ECJ ruled that commercial agents are generally entitled to compensation, even if the distribution agreement was terminated during a trial period. The ECJ’s decision (C-645/16) was preceded by the French Cour de Cassation’s request for a preliminary ruling on whether Art. 17 of Directive 86/653/EEC applies if the commercial […]

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Kinstellar Budapest held a successful business seminar and roundtable on 29 November focusing on compliance, risk, and sensitive investigations (CRSI) in light of the newly introduced ISO 37001 anti-bribery management systems and EU Directive 2016/679/EU on General Data Protection Regulation. The seminar attracted a number of general counsels and compliance experts from across a range […]

In-house lawyers: shake off the shackles

In the last year alone, the amount of corporate data generated within companies has grown by 40 per cent. But that ­information avalanche can provide opportunities as well as challenges, in-housers at The ­Lawyer’s Managing Risk and Litigation conference in ­London last week were told.

Legalitax and Schoenherr advise on Tecnopool-Gostol deal

Legalitax and Schoenherr advised Tecnopool on the acquisition of a 100 per cent stake in Gopek, the Slovenian holding company of the Gostol Group with registered offices in Nova Gorica, Slovenia. The transaction, which entailed a block sale of shares held by over 100 (former) shareholders of Gopek, was signed and closed simultaneously on 25 November 2016 […]

Lo♥︎ing Legal Life: the trouble with stoicism

This week systemic coach Zita Tulyahikayo and barrister James Pereira QC look at how to cope with the vicarious trauma that can come with a life in the law. Being a lawyer is a profession that comes with purpose, meaning and great responsibility. Lawyers serve their clients by helping them to navigate what can at […]

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