28th February - Law News

1890th 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: Food waste is a massive global problem: the EU alone throws away 88 million tonnes a year. Much of this ends up in landfill and produces dangerous greenhouse gasses which contribute to climate change. In Europe 53% of food waste comes from households, and one woman has made it her mission to stop Danes throwing away food. We travel to Copenhagen to meet Selina Juul, a key part of Denmark’s food waste revolution.

Focus of the day story: Magic circle law firm Clifford Chance has for the second time in four months deployed artificial intelligence (AI) in a standalone product aimed at assisting clients to comply with complex regulatory changes. Hard on the heels of a ‘toolkit’ offering legal guidance on the derivatives market which it produced last November, this time it has devised an online tool to enable financial institutions to make sense of the second instalment of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID2) and its corresponding regulations. Full story - Legal Futures

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