BT has announced the firm will be exclusively focusing on full-fibre broadband across the UK. They have sold their legal software division in a ‘national mission’ to provide Britain ultra-fast broadband.
In January of this year the magic circle law firm Linklaters launched their Ideas Pathway platform. It has seen 38 new ideas be implemented to date and 17 more in the evaluation stage of development which are all sourced from various employees throughout the firm.
Facebook agreed a record $5 billion settlement with the Federal Trade Commission that also imposed new obligations over how the tech giant handles personal data. However, the agreement also granted Facebook immunity and did not hold any of its officers personally liable.
Hogan Lovells expands its suite of alternative legal services (ALS) offerings by partnering up with Cognia Law (a leading ALS provider). This move is an alternative (perhaps more pragmatic) path taken in BigLaw’s heated race to NewLaw this summer.