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EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

Deloitte faces pension age probe

An investigation by the US's Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) into the Deloitte retirement age of 62 for partners could have implications for law firms.

ANTI-TRUST

M&A regulation costs fall in China

Moves by the Chinese M&A watchdog to cut the time in half for approving deals is pushing down the legal costs for businesses.

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CHINESE LEGAL REFORMS

Chinese judges given greater independence

Some experts have cautiously welcomed the announcement of reforms which will discourage local Communist party officials from trying to influence judges.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Law bloggers urged to use Facebook

Blogging lawyers are being urged to overcome their uncertainty about Facebook by Kevin O'Keefe of LexBlog if they want to increase their readership.

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