Why a call to boycott through social networks is illegal

When activist messaging turns into a call for boycott, the action becomes illegal in many countries of the European Union, as is the case in France.

Corporate accountability laws coming to Europe

The legislations are a part of a broader push by the EU towards a mandatory EU system of due diligence for supply chains

European class actions expected to rise as opt-outs become more popular

These statistics are part of the findings from CMS’s European Class Action Report 2021 over the five year period from 2016 to 2020.

Legal Professional Privilege in Europe and Beyond

The roundtable discussion included the status of LPP in various European jurisdictions, including Germany, France, the UK and others, in addition to providing a regulatory overview within the EU legal framework, contrasting it with the status of LPP in the US.

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.

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

Post-Brexit Enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters: are there any winners?

The UK Law Societies’ Joint Brussels Office analyses how cross-border commercial agreements will be enforced in a post-Brexit Europe between British and continental entities.

Safeguarding business interests in the Chinese market

Within the center of trade talks with the superpower, intellectual property plays a major role

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