Legal Briefing | Retail |

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  Can retail help lead the renewables ‘quiet revolution’? The National Infrastructure Commission was established in 2015 to provide independent advice on the UK’s long-term infrastructure needs. This year it has published the National Infrastructure Assessment (NIA) 2018, one of the recommendations being that at least 50% of energy in the UK should be generated … Continue reading “Ashfords’ retail roundup”

Feature | Ethics

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UCL professor Richard Moorhead talks about a pioneering study of the state of general counsel ethics

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Advances in internet connectivity, automation software and the continued pervasiveness of consumer technologies, has created heightened expectations in the speed of response, value for money and service quality inside organisations. There is also the realisation that access to services requires a strategic and scalable response that is not limited by the capacity of the service … Continue reading “Liberating in-house legal services through automation”

Feature | The in-house lawyer survey

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Waves of regulation are giving GCs more resource, responsibility and risk. The In-House Lawyer assesses the state of the modern in-house team

Legal Briefing | Workplace Law |

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The Prisoner of (Egon) Zehnder Non-compete clauses – are they still useful? Do they still work? There’s no doubting that Anne M Mulcahy, former chair and chief executive of Xerox got it right: ‘Employees are a company’s greatest asset – they’re your competitive advantage. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with … Continue reading “Workplace law: Doyle Clayton”

Feature | TMT

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The legal chiefs of two of China’s largest public companies, Tencent and Xiaomi, discuss growth and the challenges of lawyering in Asia’s much-fêted tech sector

Feature | The GC (Re)Defined debate

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The In-House Lawyer teamed up with Morrison & Foerster to ask GCs about digital disruption and the role of in-house lawyers

Legal Briefing | Real Estate |

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Real estate in Mexico involves several branches of the law. The enforcement of the law varies according to the branch responsible for the matter. Income tax, for example, is a federal tax, but, in general, real estate projects depend on the municipality or state where the development takes place.

Legal Briefing | Real Estate |

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The Slovenian legal system is a civil law system. Transfer of property is regulated predominantly by the Law of Property Code, the Code of Obligations and the Land Register Act. These regulations lay down rules regarding the acquisition and transfer of property as well as formal contractual requirements, whereas some other restrictions, for example pre-emption … Continue reading “Real estate projects in Slovenia: the basics you need”