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LUXURY LAW SUMMIT

Art and Luxury join forces at the Luxury Law Summit 2017

Luxury and art have long been bedfellows. As 200 luxury leaders arrive in London for the annual Luxury Law Summit, artist Mark Dickens discusses doing a collaboration deal with Formula One maestro Bernie Ecclestone.

Litigation/dispute resolution

Intellectual property/trademark

LUXURY LAW SUMMIT

IP concerns top luxury law agenda

Luxury companies are seeing a rise in IP litigation but some complain of public apathy to the concept of IP rights, according to research for next week's Luxury Law Summit.

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M&A

Law firms found lacking in M&A department

Clients say law firms are not delivering value for mergers and acquisitions deals with cost and inefficiciencies cited as reasons why external advisers fail to deliver.

POLITICS

Clients to axe multiple law firms

Bad news is on the way for law firms as clients are seeking to reduce their legal spend by cutting the number of law firms they use and instead employ technology to supplement services.

Banking/finance