Friday

28th July - Law News

2041st 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 story: An IT consultant, who worked for congressional Democrats, has been arrested on bank fraud charges while trying to leave the country. He was a staffer of Debbie Wasserman Shultz, the former DNC chairwoman.


Focus of the day story: Conveyancers have welcomed a significant turning point in their lengthy campaign to reform leasehold law, welcoming government proposals to tackle unfair and unreasonable abuse. The Department for Communities and Local Government is concerned that new-build houses are being sold on a leasehold basis to create an income stream from the ground rent, or to generate additional income from selling the freehold interest after contracts are exchanged. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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Thursday

27th July - Law News

2040th 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 story: This is a special segment of DNA which talks about the end of Mahagathbandhan between Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav. This segment analyses why Nitish Kumar resigned from the post of Bihar province Chief Minister, in India.


Focus of the day story: It’s hard to miss the recent buzz surrounding artificial intelligence (AI), especially in legal tech, with many of the top 200 firms utilising the technology in some manner. But what about the smaller firms? Do they need AI? Can their infrastructure cope with AI? Full story - Legal Futures

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Wednesday

26th July - Law News

2039th 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 story: With smoking in decline in much of the developed world, tobacco companies are putting their hopes in new markets where populations are growing quickly and regulations can still be contested in the courts.


Focus of the day story:   Guidance needed over new risk-based anti-money laundering regulations. Firms urged to start re-assessing risk and reviewing existing policies. Full story - Solicitors Journal

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