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Artificial intelligence: transforming the way we create and consume content

Artificial intelligence is experiencing rapid growth, evident from last year’s record levels of investment in this industry.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 16 February 2017 | Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy

What is half of nothing? Wrongful trading developments in the ‘Robin Hood’ case

Case law on wrongful trading has developed significantly over the past two years. This briefing takes a closer look.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 10 February 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Keeping snakes out of the jury box: the 'Reptile Method' and tips to defeat it

What person wouldn't agree that manufacturers have a duty to make their products as safe as reasonably possible? However, this type of question, paradigmatic of the ‘reptile method’, is frequently used by plaintiffs attorneys to prey on jurors' fears and biases, as this guide explains.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 03 February 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Policyholders beware: AIG-NICO deal requires caution

AIG recently announced that it has entered into a significant reinsurance agreement with a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 31 January 2017 | Practice Area: Reinsurance and Underwriting

Five trends that dominated advertising law in 2016

For the advertising industry, 2016 was a continuation of the industry’s efforts toward transparency, compliance and collaboration in the digital space.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 27 January 2017 | Practice Area: Advertising and Marketing

Provisional start date announced for Unified Patent Court

The Unified Patent Court Preparatory Committee announced this week that it is now working on “the assumption that the Provisional Application Phase (PAP) will start end of spring 2017”.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 20 January 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

2017 insurance and risk management checklist

As we start a new year, it is important to evaluate your company’s insurance and risk management program and plan for the year.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 16 January 2017 | Practice Area: Insurance

The US customs compliance letters and what they really mean

In late 2016, U.S. Customs issued an unusual letter to a select group of 1000 U.S. importers containing numerous compliance publications.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 10 January 2017 | Practice Area: Transport

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21st Century Cures Act: Key Provisions of Interest to Drug/Device Clients

This briefing focuses on these major drug, device, and biologic development and approval provisions contained in the Cures Act.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 03 January 2017 | Practice Area: Health Care

The “French Bribery Act” that is soon to be enacted

The last version of the “French Bribery Act” gives more shape to the new provisions of the law and confirms that it contemplates to substantially change the legal anti-corruption scope in France.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 14 December 2016 | Practice Area: Central Government

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