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HighQ launches AI survey, aiming to sift through the hype

When it comes to artificial intelligence in the legal industry, the number of platform options are soaring with almost 70 companies focused on creating AI-enabled legal technology solutions, according to a LawGeex report. It’s also clear that firms and other businesses will want to evaluate and invest in multiple AI platforms to solve different problems, […]

Angola: The Mining Law Review

By João Afonso Fialho, Ângela Viana Angola is one of the greatest diamond producers in the world and has extensive reserves of valuable natural resources, notably diamonds, gold, iron ore, phosphates, copper, manganese, and many other mineral resources. Unfortunately, the civil war (1975–2002) had a tremendous impact on the mining industry, which was basically put […]

Benefits and perils of permanent health schemes in employment contracts

In the recent case of Awan v. ICTS UK Ltd [2018] 11WLUK 385 (Simler J, President) the EAT confirmed and strengthened previous decisions (Aspden v. Webbs Poultry [1996] IRLR 251, Briscoe v. Lubrizol Ltd[2002] IRLR 607, amongst others) To the effect that a term will be implied into contracts of employment that “once the employee has become entitled to […]

Canadian securities regulators concern on problematic promotional activities by issuers

By Brett A. Kagetsu, Denis G. Silva A recent announcement by Canadian securities regulators demonstrates their growing concern with biased promotional materials, and highlights the risks to issuers when engaging with prospective investors. The regulators state that they are seeing promotional activities by issuers that are either untrue or unbalanced to such a degree that […]

Imprisonment fears allayed for arbitrators and experts involved in UAE-Seated arbitrations

By Courtney Rothery, Robyn Waller Imprisonment fears have been allayed for arbitrators and party-appointed experts involved in UAE-seated arbitrations following the latest amendments to Article 257 of the UAE Penal Code. THE PREVIOUS WORDING OF ARTICLE 257 OF THE UAE PENAL CODE In October 2016 arbitrators and party-appointed experts involved in UAE-seated arbitrations (who may or may not […]

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Hammonds’ former managing partner Chris Jones will leave the firm in May next year as the 15-month equity partner lock-in comes to an end. The news of Jones’s departure follows hot on the heels of senior partner Richard Burns’ July announcement that he is to quit his role at the end of the current financial […]

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Masons’ IT group brought in a revenue of £9.5m in its last year before the merger with Pinsents. This year Pinsent Masons’ outsourcing, technology and communications (OTC) budget is £17.6m and the group believes it is well on track to smash £20m. Considering that Pinsents’ commercial group brought only £2m-£2.5m to the party, that is quite […]

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It’s been clear for weeks that Coudert has been deluded about its future. Even after it announced its dissolution, spokespeople were talking about “the firm’s strengths”. So Tulkinghorn was unsurprised to see an advert in the July edition of a French business magazine, in which Coudert Frères celebrated its multidisciplinary practice, which works “in close […]

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