Regulatory

LEGAL MARKET

Under the spotlight in HK

Putting Hong Kong into perspective for general counsel and taking compliance up the agenda key messages at Hong Kong in-house gathering.

JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE

Scots defend judicial independence

As UK prepares for another turbulent week of Brexit, Scots judges defend their role after political and media attacks, and the Supreme Court may well agree with them.

CORRUPTION

Australian law firm embroiled in political probe

DWF finds itself drawn into probe of senior politician as critics ask questions about her links to the firm and work earning over A$5m in government fees, according to media reports.

BREXIT

Brexit unbound

Increased throughput sees Brexit-related laws passed more than triple in first half of 2019, while significant non-Brexit legislation has been delayed.

HUMAN RIGHTS

IBA attacks Saudi beheadings

Saudi Arabia is flouting international law with surge in beheadings, says IBA report which highlights record rate of execution in the kingdom.