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Thomson Reuters relaunches “The Brief” for Mideast legal professionals

Thursday 22nd Mar 2012

Thomson Reuters has relaunched The Brief, a monthly magazine and website designed to provide legal professionals with the hard-hitting news and analysis they need to better understand the trends and business developments in the Middle East’s legal sector. The Brief, a 40-50 page English language magazine acquired by Thomson Reuters last year, will feature key interviews ...

Westlaw AU launched for Australia

Wednesday 23rd Nov 2011

Westlaw AU, a new online legal research service for legal professionals in Australia has just launched. Westlaw AU offers content from case law and journals, legislation and commentary to precedents, encyclopaedia and news, as well as legal and tax information. Built upon Westlaw technology, Westlaw AU is developed specifically for Australian customers and is modeled after ...

Women in the Law & Judiciary event in Dubai underscores importance of women practitioners in UAE law

Wednesday 23rd Nov 2011

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts and the region’s leading legal research experts, Thomson Reuters Westlaw Gulf, held the first “Women in the Law & Judiciary” panel discussion in the region this week. “Attracting and retaining women in the legal profession is a key challenge. This event offers an invaluable platform for some of the ...

Carswell launches Thomson Reuters ProView eReader

Friday 28th Oct 2011

Thomson Reuters ProViewTM, the new professional eReader application for the iPadTM is now available from Carswell.  Practitioner’s Income Tax Act 2011, 40th Editionand La Loi du Praticien – Loi de l’impôt sur le revenue, 24e édition, Canada’s most comprehensive tax reference guides, are the first titles available on Thomson Reuters ProView. ProView is the first professional-grade eReader application on the ...

Global M&A activity for law firms down, says Thomson Reuters GRC report

Monday 17th Oct 2011

Global merger and acquisition activity is off to a slower-than-usual start in the second half of 2011, but that does not necessarily mean less work for M&A lawyers. A new report from Thomson Reuters Governance, Risk & Compliance says the volume of M&A deals fell 10 percent globally in the third quarter.  Most of the drop was ...

Thomson Reuters survey examines corporate preparedness for UK Bribery Act

Thursday 16th Jun 2011

One of the most comprehensive anti-bribery and corruption laws in the world takes effect next month.  A new survey by Thomson Reuters Governance, Risk & Compliance says that while most UK firms are on track to meet the implementation deadline for the Bribery Act, many have not adequately prepared their most senior executives and board members for the challenges ...

Brazilian legal research goes online

Thursday 7th Apr 2011

Today, Thomson Reuters announced the launch of Revista dos Tribunais Online – Brazil’s first online legal research service. It is a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind product that gives legal professionals a full view of Brazilian legal information and promises to dramatically increase productivity for legal professionals across the country, which is second only to the United States ...