Commercial & Legal Industry News

December 4, 2019

EU to launch its own version of Bitcoin

Lucy Priestman discusses the recent announcement by the EU to create its own virtual currency.
November 27, 2019

Smart contracts and Cryptoassets now recognised in law

Camilla Uppal reports on the landmark report published by the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce that, for the first time, provides legal clarity on cryptoassets and smart contracts.
October 30, 2019

Libra Update: The biggest hurdles to-date

Vincent Guereca-Adair reports on the latest news from Facebook's new currency Libra, and discusses all you need to know about the biggest challenges it has faced to-date.
October 23, 2019
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WHSmith’s $400m deal to buy Marshall Retail Group

Lucy Priestman reports on WHSmith’s $400m deal to buy Marshall Retail Group.
October 4, 2019
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Linklaters – increasing accessibility by changing the application process for training contracts?

Linklaters is a highly regarded, magic circle firm, with twenty-nine offices in over nineteen countries. With over five thousand staff worldwide, is there any wonder it […]
September 30, 2019
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The Most Diverse Law Firms in 2019

When researching firms as potential employers, you may have noticed some buzzwords that are commonly being by law firms to describe their culture. This article takes […]
September 4, 2019

The highest paying law firms for trainees in 2019

With September now upon us, many students and graduates are likely to be thinking about which law firms they want to apply to for vacation schemes […]
September 2, 2019

The Art of the Deal – Corporate Update Summer 2019

As we approach training contract interview season, commercial firms will want to see that applicants know what is going on in the city. Here is an […]
August 19, 2019

Legal and Commercial Consequences of the Boeing 737 Max Groundings

The Boeing 737 Max is an American manufactured airliner. Some airlines have lost seats due to the groundings of the 737 Max following two separate fatal […]