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Brand building and establishing oneself: the challenges of a General Counsel in 2020

The new report by CMS on the role of the General Counsel in 2020 provides valuable insight into how the position has evolved and how the importance of value building has been thrust into the limelight

Do the importance and maturity levels of legal department areas correlate with each other?

Based on the in depth study Legal Departments in a Digital Era (2020), we will look into the importance of various areas within an in-house legal team and the maturity levels of the same areas

Amazon under scrutiny by German competition authorities

The investigation looks into whether Amazon’s practices during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic towards third-party marketplace sellers could amount to an abuse of a dominant position.

An open all-in-one solution for the fragmented legal tech market? Lupl aims for the sky

The tool aims to ease collaboration between different legal teams and the technologies that they use

How do legal departments plan to increase their value?

Based on the comprehensive study Legal Departments in a Digital Era, we look further into some key findings from the study to better understand the status of legal departments across Europe

Commission launches investigation into Fitbit acquisition by Google

The investigation will focus on whether Google’s acquisition will hinder competition in the online advertising services marketplace

Apple gains victory in the General Court

The American tech behemoth gained a major victory over the Commission, as the General Court did not see the company gaining unfair advantages in the Irish tax rulings.

The evolving global role of the general counsel in Latin America and beyond

The report by CMS produced a number of findings, such as highlighting the increase of importance regarding ethics and compliance within legal teams.

Barnier sees major hurdles ahead with Brexit, remains hopeful they can be overcome

Though the chief negotiator sees major hurdles ahead, largely by the unwillingness of his counterparts, he remains hopeful that the differences can be overcome.

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