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Legal Debate Series: Corporate death penalty would stop companies from breaking the law

Wednesday 22nd Apr 2015

Leading minds in the world of law gathered at Thomson Reuters offices in Canary Wharf on Thursday, April 16 to hear a lively debate on the highly contentious issue of corporate wrongdoing – and who should pay. The event, moderated by Axel Threlfall, editor at large for Reuters, was the second in the Thomson Reuters ...

Pro bono work from Linklaters and Thomson Reuters ushers in new era in Liberian law

Tuesday 21st Apr 2015

Thomson Reuters, in partnership with global law firm Linklaters LLP, recently completed a pro bono project for Lawyers Without Borders (LWOB), a not-for-profit organization with centers in the US, UK, and Kenya, that supports global justice sector capacity building through training, observation, technical support, and access to justice initiatives. LWOB fulfills its mission, in part, ...

Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion 2014 Report now available

Monday 20th Apr 2015

This post was written by Rachel Moseley, Corporate Responsibility program manager at Thomson Reuters I remember when I passed my driving test. I was thrilled, and so was my driving instructor (no more nail biting lessons), my parents (no more taxi-service), and my friends (a new taxi-service). Sharing the news with each of them was ...

Thomson Reuters and the value of unified Corporate Responsibility and Inclusion

Tuesday 7th Apr 2015

Patsy Doerr, global head of Corporate Responsibility and Inclusion at Thomson Reuters, sat down for a discussion with Tim Nixon, director of Sustainability at Thomson Reuters, to talk about the value of a unified corporate responsibility and diversity inclusion function and its value to Thomson Reuters global enterprise. Watch the short video below.

Thomson Reuters launches Westlaw Asia

Wednesday 1st Apr 2015

Thomson Reuters recently launched Westlaw Asia, a legal research platform delivering resources such as cases, legislation, law journals, and legal commentary to legal professionals. This is especially timely with the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) integration expected by the end of 2015. Businesses and legal practitioners in ASEAN will have a greater need to access laws, regulations, and judicial ...

Charlotte Rushton and Jessica Turner land on “100 Women to Watch” list

Monday 30th Mar 2015

The Female Financial Times and London Stock Exchange (FTSE) Board in the UK recently released its sixth edition of the “100 Women to Watch” list, naming Charlotte Rushton, managing director, U.S. Large Law Firms, and Jessica Turner, global head, Government & Academia, both at Thomson Reuters, as women to watch in 2015.  The FTSE is ...

Podcast: Integrated Corporate Reporting

Thursday 26th Mar 2015

Robert G. Eccles is a professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School.  He is one of the world’s leading experts on a global movement for companies to include new, value-related information in their regular reporting to regulators, investors and stakeholders. Prof. Eccles has written two books on the subject, One Report: Integrated Reporting for ...

Thomson Reuters Elite holds successful VANTAGE 2015 Asia Pacific Regional Conference

Wednesday 25th Mar 2015

The Legal business of Thomson Reuters had another very successful conference at VANTAGE Melbourne. This year’s conference, held March 3–4, was the largest Asia Pacific Regional Conference yet, with a record-breaking attendance of more than 150 attendees and 11 Global Strategic Alliances firms participating. The conference was held at The Langham Melbourne with panoramic city ...

Podcast: Global tracking cybersecurity with Pauline Reich

Tuesday 24th Mar 2015

At Legaltech New York this year, we caught up with Pauline Reich, JD, and professor at Waseda University School of Law in Tokyo, Japan, where she teaches cybercrime, cybersecurity, data privacy and data protection, and Internet-based legal research. In this capacity and also as the director of the Asia-Pacific Cyberlaw, Cybercrime and Internet Security Research ...

Thomson Reuters Exchange Magazine: Sustainable Business issue now available

Monday 23rd Mar 2015

Understanding and evaluating a company’s sustainable business practices are at the core of how analysts, investors, risk management professionals and others assess opportunities and risks around the world. In the first issue of Exchange magazine in 2015, we bring together a variety of perspectives to discuss the topic of sustainability and its impact on financial ...

Thomson Reuters named one of Ethisphere’s 2015 “World’s Most Ethical Companies”

Tuesday 17th Mar 2015

For the seventh consecutive year, Thomson Reuters has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2015 World’s Most Ethical Companies. Each year, the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center for research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance, lists companies for ethical and principled business practices that positively influence an organization’s performance ...

Global Ethics Summit day two session: The board factor

Wednesday 11th Mar 2015

With the Global Ethics Summit winding down in New York, one of the event’s final sessions focused on board diversity. “There’s become a compelling case for board diversity,” Veta Richardson, president and CEO, Association of Corporate Counsel, noted. “Particularly as research has showed that more diverse boards outperform their global peers.” She then noted the ...

Global Ethics Summit day one session: The anti-corruption landscape

Tuesday 10th Mar 2015

Among the breakout sessions at the Global Ethics Summit was a panel discussion on compliance and the anti-corruption landscape. As Donna Dabney, executive director, Governance Center of The Conference Board, noted, in the 80s and 90s there were incentives for corporations to not have a compliance function for fear that they would have to report ...