Much of the commentary about litigation finance focuses on its growth—and it has indeed grown. An overwhelming majority—70 percent—of private practice and in-house lawyers in the UK say that their organisations’ use of litigation finance has increased in the last two years, according to the 2017 Litigation Finance Survey. More interesting than where litigation finance … Continue reading “Litigation Finance: Key Trends and Opportunities”
Poland is at the forefront of technological advancement in Europe in the implementation of modern payment and banking solutions, such as contactless payments, bank-branded pay-by-link payments, or sector-wide solutions such as the BLIK mobile payment service. The popularity of mobile and e-banking (with almost seven and 14 million active users, respectively) and contactless payments (currently … Continue reading “Why Poland became a key part of Europe’s fintech scene – and what comes next”
The Trade Competition Act BE 2560 (2017) (TCA), effective 4 October 2017, repeals the Trade Competition Act BE 2542 (1999). The TCA aims to improve enforcement of Thai competition law by introducing a number of new measures, including transforming the TCC into an agency independent from any government department.
We may be a nation of shopkeepers and shopping may be the national sport, but retailers are under ever increasing pressure. Facing a spiralling cost base, currency uncertainty and changing shopping habits – retailers are having to get smarter to survive – and in-house lawyers have never been under so much pressure to help their business perform.
It’s frequent for law firms to talk of abandoning the ideas or projects that may have potentially raised a GC’s pulse because it involves the nightmare of arguing with four departments to kick in budget.