Sponsored briefing: Transaction management: Is technology taking over the deal?

Sponsored briefing: Transaction management: Is technology taking over the deal?

If you want the short answer to this question, it’s not yet. Download Shieldpay’s transaction management eBook. The adoption of technology by the legal industry has been slow-moving. We first saw new technologies emerge to digitise document storage, data rooms and case management systems. As they have become more or less commonplace, the innovations have …

Sponsored briefing: Turkish Citizenship by Investment

Sponsored briefing: Turkish Citizenship by Investment

The geopolitical and strategic importance of the Republic of Turkey – established in 1923 by its founding father Mustafa Kemal Atatürk – to the European Union, America, Russia, the Middle East, and Asia is undeniable. Being a central meeting point of the continents of Asia, Europe, and Africa via the Mediterranean, and its membership of …

Sponsored briefing: Digital health in Israel – Opportunities and regulatory aspects

Sponsored briefing: Digital health in Israel – Opportunities and regulatory aspects

The global digital health market is expanding and is expected to reach revenues of $600bn by 2024 (McKinsey, The Economist, 2 December 2020). In Israel, digital health is thriving and attracting international attention, and in particular increasingly substantial investments. This is due to Israel’s unique entrepreneurial ecosystem that includes:

Sponsored briefing: Q&A with managing partner Dr. Jean-Pie Gauci-Maistre

Sponsored briefing: Q&A with managing partner Dr. Jean-Pie Gauci-Maistre

Dr Jean-Pie Gauci-Maistre is Gauci-Maistre Xynou’s managing partner, having co-founded the firm in 2015. Jean-Pie’s focus throughout his career has been in different areas in the maritime industry. Following stints with the EU Commission cabinet for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs and the internationally renowned ship management company, Eastern Mediterranean Maritime Ltd, he moved to Malta …

Sponsored briefing: Why are so many turning their back on a traditional career path?

Sponsored briefing: Why are so many turning their back on a traditional career path?

I am often asked the reason for the success of the revenue share model. Simply put, it’s down to the demand. Attitudes have changed and people want more, that is why these models are seeing so much growth. Since we started our fee share law firm 11 years ago, the demand for this type of …

Guest comment: time for law firms to play catch-up on parental leave

Guest comment: time for law firms to play catch-up on parental leave

Nathan Peart, managing director at Major, Lindsey & Africa, says firms must move with the times when it comes to arrangements for prospective parents Parental leave continues to be a conversation at the forefront of law firm policy development, but it still has a long way to go to reflect the modern norm. As firms …

Sponsored briefing: Court intervention with respect to arbitral awards in Kenya

Sponsored briefing: Court intervention with respect to arbitral awards in Kenya

Oraro’s Chacha Odera, Eva Mukami and Radhika Arora look at the use of arbitration as a form of dispute resolution within Kenya. Introduction The use of arbitration as a form of dispute resolution within the Kenyan jurisdiction has been on an upward trajectory for a long time, more so with the promulgation of the Constitution …

Sponsored briefing: Lebanon’s dispute resolution system

Sponsored briefing: Lebanon’s dispute resolution system

Obeid Law Firm gives an overview on the Lebanese dispute resolution and banking systems in times of crisis Section one: overview on the Lebanese dispute resolution system in times of crisis A. Litigation Lebanon has a civil law legal system and, thus, follows the inquisitorial model. The legal process is conducted primarily through written submissions. …

Sponsored briefing: Virtual hearings: for here or to go?

Sponsored briefing: Virtual hearings: for here or to go?

Yulchon on virtual international arbitration hearings in South Korea during the Covid-19 pandemic With no end in sight in the foreseeable future, we are all adapting to life in the Covid-19 world that has become the new normal. International arbitration is no different. Once governmental lockdowns along with social distancing regulations and norms had made …

Sponsored briefing: German interlocutory injunction proceedings in patent matters under review of CJEU

Sponsored briefing: German interlocutory injunction proceedings in patent matters under review of CJEU

Clemens Rübel discusses patent matters under review by the CJEU in Germany The requirements of granting interlocutory injunctions in patent infringement proceedings developed over many years by the German Higher Regional Courts will be subject to review by the CJEU. The legal question referred by the Munich judges in a decision on 19 January 2021¹ …