A weekly round-up of moves from around the globe.
The human touch will be critical for future success despite the legal sector embracing disruptive technologies.
Carve-outs are becoming more prominent as a way for corporates to unlock value from their non-core enterprises, currently accounting for 10 per cent of all M&A activity globally.
More in-house counsel are focusing on quality when reviewing the performance of their in-house patent programs.
New global general counsel Eric Nitcher has launched the first review of the oil major's roster of legal advisors since 2014.
General counsel at companies in Europe are making less and being given less managerial responsibilities than their colleagues across the Atlantic.
LexisNexis has announced the integration of its Lexis for Microsoft Office legal drafting and review solution with Microsoft Office 365 , creating a new cloud-based version that is accessible anywhere, anytime on any device directly within Microsoft
The tech industry has become one of the most vocal in hitting back at Trump's immigration policies with Facebook, Apple, Google, Netflix, Uber and a slew of others joining forces to take legal action against Trump. And Elon Musk's Tesla has now backed the action.