The next International Marketplace Conference will be held in London on 8 July 2014. 'The Legal Lead: building blocks for global growth and prosperity' will highlight and explore the various ways the legal profession is contributing to public policy, economic growth and prosperity around the world.
Once again, our flagship conference promises to provide expert insight and market intelligence on the key issues that are affecting UK and overseas law firms, offering an in-depth analysis of forthcoming developments and opportunities for business growth for your firm internationally.
With a prestigious line-up of speakers from across the globe, panel discussions, regional break out sessions and with ample opportunities for informal networking at the opening reception and on the day of the conference, the 2014 International Marketplace Conference is not to be missed.
Nominations for the Law Society Excellence Awards 2014 are open, including an award for Excellence in International Legal Services.
Has your firm championed the role of English law in the world of global commerce, or set high standards for responsible business in overseas markets?
This is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate the contribution you’re making around the world and showcase innovation in the provision of legal services internationally.
The Law Society condemns the fatal attack at a Pakistani court on Monday and extends its condolences to members of the legal profession who were affected.
Eleven people were killed and 24 injured when unknown men, armed with guns and bomb vests, attacked an Islamabad district court on Monday morning.
The attackers reportedly hurled hand grenades at lawyers' chambers and fired on staff, killing district judge Rafaqat Ahmed Awan. More people were injured in the stampede as the building was evacuated.
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Following successful lobbying by the Law Societies Joint Brussels Office, the European Parliament now agrees that banks should continue to be able to apply simplified customer due diligence to solicitors' pooled client accounts (PCAs). The Commission's draft proposal threatened this position but on 20 February the lead committees in Parliament passed an amendment adding PCAs to the list of low-risk factors.
The Law Society’s IP law specialists have submitted a response to the European Commission’s consultation on the future of the copyright regime. The consultation touches upon a wide range of copyright issues in a digital economy and follows on from the work undertaken during Barnier’s term as Internal Market Commissioner on for instance Licenses for Europe.