Friday

14th December - Law News

2545th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus: Property prices have fallen in Australia many times before — often in response to rising interest rates. This time is different — the cash rate is at a record low but house prices are dropping faster than they have since the global financial crisis — they may still fall further. Experts believe the years of easy credit for property investors are over.


Focus of the Day Article:
In-house counsel face increasing pressure on resources. Legal departments recognise increasing need for collaboration and integration within the organisation, says report.
Full story - The Global Legal Post


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Thursday

13th December - Law News

2544th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus: Shuttered shops, burning cars and tear gas. We were on the ground in Paris with the “Yellow Vests” protesters as they took to the streets for the fourth week in a row.


Focus of the Day Article:
The long running dispute between mining company Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC) and the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) shows no sign of abating with updated court documents containing new allegations surrounding the office’s use of information leaked via ’brown envelope’.


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Wednesday

12th December - Law News

2543rd Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus: As the UK's departure date from the EU draws nearer, we look at whether a second referendum is possible - and if so, how it might look.


Focus of the Day Article:
Law firms must be able to explain “automated decisions”, including those involving artificial intelligence (AI), the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has warned. The regulator also said AI systems needed to be carefully trained and monitored, in many ways a “similar task to that of introducing and supervising a trainee”.
Full story - Legal Futures


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