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What are the biggest risks facing general counsel doing business in central and eastern Europe?

Central and eastern Europe is rich in opportunity, but is not without its challenges. For this joint report, Legal Week and CMS surveyed general counsel on the pros and cons of doing business in this burgeoning market, with a focus on the key risks and the most problematic CEE countries.

Law Firm: CMS | Published: 15 November 2017 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

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Taking security over a South African bank account as a workable option for a foreign lender

A thorough understanding of the type of security that is available under South African law can give foreign lenders much-needed peace of mind and protection in a default scenario.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 13 November 2017 | Practice Area: Security

Top 20 Legal IT Innovations 2017: what is driving systemic change in the legal industry?

This report looks at 20 of the most significant legal IT innovations of recent years, in an effort to get to the heart of what innovation means for firms and clients by illustrating how new ways of doing things have shaken up a sector that is often characterised as resistant to change.

Law Firm: Legal Week Intelligence | Published: 07 November 2017 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services

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GCs take expanded cybersecurity brief as companies put onus on legal heads to tackle tech threat

Nearly 50% of GCs say their role has expanded to incorporate planning for cybersecurity incidents and responding to such attacks, according to a new survey 138 GC, legal directors and C-suite executives around the world, conducted by Legal Week Intelligence in association with Kroll.

Law Firm: Kroll | Published: 31 October 2017 | Practice Area: Security

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Tackling change, innovation and what law firms can learn from Silicon Valley

This November, the LegalWeek CONNECT conference will showcase new thinking in law, with a world-class line-up of speakers discussing issues such the views of general counsel on innovation, what goes on behind the scenes of a cyber attack, and what law firms can learn from Silicon Valley.

Law Firm: Legal Week | Published: 30 October 2017 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services

Do the veto rights in your finance agreements really give you an absolute veto?

The courts are starting to turn a much closer eye to the true meaning of consent provisions and how they should be operated, as this briefing explains.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 26 October 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

Fake lawyer websites on the rise: consumers and legal profession at risk

Fake law firms are not new, but legal consumers' reliance on the internet is causing a proliferation of fake lawyer websites. This paper examines several examples of how fake lawyers create fraudulent websites, the risks to consumers and law firms, and the factors that can help to mitigate risks.

Law Firm: .law | Published: 09 October 2017 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services

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FAA restricts drone operations near ten US landmarks

For the first time, the FAA will restrict UAS flights near ten US Department of Interior (DOI) landmarks. This article examines the reasons why.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 05 October 2017 | Practice Area: Transport

Court rules on D-Link motion to dismiss in FTC matter

While D-Link succeeded in batting down some of the Federal Trade Commission's claims, the case will proceed, as this briefing explains.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 22 September 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

What do GCs think about artificial intelligence? The client view on the new wave of legal tech

This in-depth report looks at what clients really think about the rise of artificial intelligence in law, with 15 general counsel from companies including Vodafone, Mastercard, BT and National Grid interviewed at length about their current and potential use of technology.

Law Firm: Bird & Bird | Published: 20 September 2017 | Practice Area: Technology

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