How well does your conflicts system work?
12 December 2014
Contributor to Risk Management in Law Firms, Frank Maher, explores the common pitfalls responsible when conflicts issues go wrong.
BestWater: is it legal to embed videos online?
14 November 2014
Iona Silverman provides commentary on the recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision in the BestWater (Case C-348/13) and where this leaves case law regarding linking, framing and embedding content on the Internet.
Saving time and costs in arbitration proceedings - Risse's Rules v Rees's Rules
07 November 2014
The issue of saving time and costs is a topic dear to stakeholders in the business of international arbitration. Institutions are constantly reviewing their rules and procedures in pursuit of this objective. Ben Ko and Anjuli Patel pitted opposing time- and cost-saving proposals against one another to open discussion to the floor.
Shaping the Future of International Dispute Resolution
31 October 2014
Inspired by the 1976 Pound Conference, commonly credited as the catalyst for encouraging wider use of mediation, a uniquely interactive convention was used to propose a series of Global Pound Conferences in 2015, to run concurrently in 20 or more cities internationally.
New LCIA Arbitration Rules 2014 - what are the key changes?
02 October 2014
Ed Poulton and Steve Abraham brief readers on the new arbitration rules of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), that entered into force on October 1 2014.
Arbitration under the spotlight
18 September 2014
Ed Poulton, partner at Baker & McKenzie and newly appointed blog editor, puts arbitration under the spotlight to launch Globe Law and Business' new blog in the area.
Meet the bookseller: In interview with Charlie Alpera, Wildy & Sons
15 September 2014
"Nowhere else will you find such a large selection of law books in such a beautiful location. It’s a bit like Shakespeare and Company in Paris, but for lawyers." Globe Law and Business chats to legal bookseller Charlie Alpera at Wildy & Sons.
Restructuring: a new approach to business failure and insolvency
08 September 2014
International insolvency expert Professor Bob Wessels discusses the European Commission’s Recommendation.
Patent transactions in life sciences
05 September 2014
Globe consulting editor and author Paul England blogs about the importance of patents amidst rapid developments in the life science industry.
A win for unregistered designs and the fashion industry at the ECJ
29 August 2014
Iona Silverman at Baker & McKenzie discusses the ECJ’s recent decision in Karen Millen Fashions Ltd v Dunnes Stores, proving unregistered designs’ worth in protecting new designs.