This week’s top 15 legal briefings – 26 April 2015

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Where the true value lies for legal self-service

Recently, BCLP hosted an informative round table discussion with panellists Michael Mills and Richard Seabrook of Neota Logic alongside Catherine Bamford of BamLegal. Use cases, opportunities and best practices for enabling legal self-service in an enterprise environment were discussed with an audience of corporate legal and compliance professionals. Here are some of the most interesting […]

Bermuda – the family office proposition

Bermuda has historically flown beneath the radar when it comes to promoting itself as the ideal location for the establishment of a family office. There are likely a number of reasons for this but one is that Bermuda was often chosen as a domicile for trusts or for the location of a physical family office […]

Data protection challenges of using AI in healthcare

By Robert Breedon, Jocelyn S Paulley AI, machine learning, deep learning, neural networks – call it what you like, there’s a lot of excitement about the ability of software to analyse a lot of data, spot patterns, learn (sometimes independently) and to make conclusions and produce insights that are entirely new. t is not unusual […]

How will virtual reality change the way we plan sustainable, smart cities?

By Dominic Conte, Joe Morris Virtual and augmented reality have come crashing into the real estate industry in the last couple of years, becoming a disruptive force in residential sales and leaving many people asking, what next? We’ve taken a look at some novel and interesting ways in which virtual reality will be used in […]

Introduction of the SEBI (settlement proceedings) regulations, 2018

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), through a notification dated 30 November 2018, has introduced the SEBI (Settlement Proceedings) Regulations, 2018 (Settlement Regulations). The Settlement Regulations, effective from 1 January 2019, will replace the SEBI (Settlement of Administrative and Civil Proceedings) Regulations, 2014 (2014 Regulations). The Settlement Regulations have set out the terms […]

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Ogier’s Sally Edwards is IFLR European Women in Business Law finalist

Ogier partner Sally Edwards has been named as a finalist in the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) European Women in Business Law Awards 2015. Edwards, who is Ogier’s head of private client and trust services and based in Jersey, was recognised as an expert in the Citywealth Leaders List 2014 as well as the Citywealth […]

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Shell global legal director warns firms: work with us on pricing

Royal Dutch Shell global legal director Donny Ching has put fee arrangements at the forefront of his next panel review, scheduled for April 2016. Over the last few years Shell has managed a robust approach to pricing, with the adoption of what it terms ‘appropriate fee arrangements’ (AFAs). The in-house team has made heavy use […]

Shell GC Donny Ching on the BG merger and his in-house revolution

It’s an exciting time to be working in energy, and Shell general counsel Donny Ching’s interview with The Lawyer outlines how the oil and gas giant deals with risk, litigation, corporate deals and the challenge of legal fee costs. It’s an exciting time to be working in energy, and Shell general counsel Donny Ching’s interview […]

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Parabis appoints COO Powell as CEO in board level reshuffle

Parabis has announced a number of changes to its board, including the appointment of chief operating office (COO) Jason Powell as group chief executive. Powell joined Parabis in 2013 and worked alongside group commercial director, Tim Roberts, through a period of restructuring within the firm, which followed rapid expansion (19 May 2014). Parabis closed its […]

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Fieldfisher mourns former litigation head Peter Stewart

Fieldfisher has announced that its former litigation head, partner Peter Stewart, has died of a heart attack.  Stewart joined Fieldfisher in February 1980 and was head of the firm’s London dispute resolution team for 10 years from 1985. In a statement, Fieldfisher said “Peter was [also] one the leading and most respected lawyers in the […]

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