Big stories

LAWTECH

Lawtech lacking in trust

British Consumer watchdog issues paper raising concerns over lawtech and lack of consumer trust, and provides regulatory checklist.

GDPR

Bird & Bird's “no-brainer”

Firm launches dpo and gdpr representative services to help clients comply with gdpr, new managing director says "no-brainer" to offer service.

DIGITAL REGULATION

Canada launches digital charter

Call to modernise legislation as charter promotes 10 principles aiming to build a foundation of trust for Canadians in the digital sphere.

LEGAL TECH

ICJ launches first app

The International Court of Justice embraces lawtech with app becoming first international judicial body in Netherlands, appoints new registrar.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

JAMS in NY and LA

Not traffic jams for a change, but new international arbitration centers which have officially opened in Los Angeles and New York.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Singing the legal blues

Songwriters call for more freedoms and less regulation during ASCAP “Stand with Songwriters” on today's advocacy day.