Legal news by sector

Technology/telecommunications

Shipping/aviation

Regulatory

Property

BIG DATA

Property big data drive

Law firm research highlights property owners and investors look to data for the future of property value, but sees bright future for property valuers.

Litigation/dispute resolution

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Canada launches domain disputes centre

Canadian organization takes on global domain name disputes citing 350 million domain names world-wide where 'conflicts can arise.'

Intellectual property/trademark

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Patented in Seattle

Polsinelli continues its nationwide US intellectual property growth with four new attorneys in Seattle.

Insurance

Employment

Corporate/commercial

EXPANSION

New year to see new team

Simmons & Simmons due to kick off the new year with new administrative law team in Milan office in the new year.

EXPANSION

Expansion brings up a 'ton 80' for DWF

As DWF targets growth with McDonald Johnson lawyers joining, bringing the DWF headcount in Australia to 180 or a ton 80 as they say in darts.

Banking/finance

APPOINTMENTS

High calibre team

A quartet of financial regulation and enforcement partners joins Baker McKenzie.

BANKING REGULATION

Big banking data warning

Law firm publishes 'Global Bank Review: The Data Game' warning of the legal, regulatory and political pitfalls of big data.