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11 Apr 2019
Jones Day being sued by 6 associates for ‘fraternity culture’
The United States arm of global firm Jones Day is facing a class action from six female attorneys, all former associates of the firm, for “systemic ...
Cate Nagy
10 Apr 2019
IP in 2019: Opportunities and challenges
The proliferation of new technologies, social media and intermediary liability, inconsistent jurisdictional protections and changing approaches to ris...
RCR Tomlinson
10 Apr 2019
Resources companies acquire engineering brand’s businesses
Two resources companies have been advised on their acquisition of a diversified engineering and infrastructure company’s resources, power and water ...
10 Apr 2019
Fingerprint scanning in the workplace
Passwords account for around 80 per cent of hacker-related data breaches, and we all know that swipe cards can easily be misplaced, writes Giri Sivar...
10 Apr 2019
IPH makes new offer to acquire Xenith IP
The ASX-listed firm has submitted a revised proposal to acquire Xenith IP Group Limited, following “constructive discussions” between the pair. ...
10 Apr 2019
Baby formula business advised on share placement, acquisition of formula producer
Bubs Australia has been advised on its agreement to place shares to C2 Capital Partners and off-market trade, and its conditional acquisition of infan...
10 Apr 2019
Global M&A stays steady despite dire predictions
Technology-driven disruption has helped the global M&A market to remain resilient, despite predictions for an unsettled first quarter of 2019, acc...
9 Apr 2019
Partner of the Year Awards finalists revealed
Lawyers Weekly, in partnership with Taylor Root, is proud to announce the finalists for the 2019 Partner of the Year Awards. Write comment (4...
8 Apr 2019
What does legal operations actually add to law firms?
The concept of legal operations roles in law firms has struck a chord, with some in the profession questioning whether or not such positions are truly...
8 Apr 2019
Maurice Blackburn launches probe against construction giant
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has opened registrations to enable shareholders of Lendlease Group to join a proposed class action against the ASX-listed c...
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