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Global Ethics Summit day one keynote: The CEO conversation

Tuesday 10th Mar 2015

The seventh annual Global Ethics Summit kicked off this morning in New York with a keynote conversation involving a diverse set of CEOs. Tom Pfeifer, senior vice president of sales for Thomson Reuters, moderated a panel discussion with James Roberts, president and CEO of Granite Construction; Andrea Illy, chairman and CEO of illycaffe’; and Rodney Martin, ...

The Ethsiphere Institute celebrates the World’s Most Ethical Companies

Tuesday 10th Mar 2015

To celebrate the ninth annual World’s Most Ethical Companies list, the Ethisphere Institute hosted the World’s Most Ethical Companies Gala in New York last night. More than 520 representatives from this year’s honorees — including Thomson Reuters — joined dignitaries at Cipriani in Midtown Manhattan for this year’s event. Gala attendees also were treated to ...

Substantial growth, global expansion for Serengeti

Monday 9th Mar 2015

Continuing to solidify itself as the market leader, Serengeti Tracker closed 2014 with more than 800 client companies on its roster. This marked an increase in its client’s base of more than 240 percent over the last four years while maintaining a 99 percent retention rate. Serengeti Tracker is the legal profession’s most widely used and ...

A preview of the Global Ethics Summit with Dr. Jack London of CACI

Wednesday 4th Mar 2015

On March 10-11, CEOs, board chairs, compliance and risk management leadership, and more will meet at the 7th Annual Global Ethics Summit, sponsored by Thomson Reuters and Ethisphere. Each year, the summit features compelling conversations on the ethical performance, behavior and reputation of organizations all over the world. Among the business leaders at this year’s ...

200 years of innovation

Monday 2nd Mar 2015

This post was written by Robert Mccorquodale, marketing executive in the Legal UKI business of Thomson Reuters Thomson Reuters is the strategic partner to the Global Law Summit, held this week in London to mark 800 years since the sealing of Magna Carta. The event celebrates the history of this important document and its impact ...

Predict the future: What will the courts be like in 20 years?

Thursday 26th Feb 2015

We tend to see a lot of future-gazing around the changing role of the law firm, but relatively little on the future of the court system itself – the fundamental common law institution that for hundreds of years has served as a bedrock of legal process and justice across the globe. So, we set ourselves ...

Do free citizens have the right to be forgotten?

Tuesday 24th Feb 2015

The Legal business of Thomson Reuters brought together some of the sharpest minds from the law, media and politics last week for its inaugural debate on “the right to be forgotten.” The debate, which took place on Feb. 17, 2015, was recorded in front of an audience of customers and partners, and was moderated by Reuters Axel ...

China’s legal system: 2014 reviews and predictions for 2015

Wednesday 18th Feb 2015

According to the Lunar Calendar, 2015’s Chinese Spring Festival is on February 19, ending the Year of Fire Horse and starting the Year of Wooden Sheep. At this transitional time, Legal Current invites Chang Wang and Nathan H. Madson to review the major legal events and developments in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) over ...

Podcast: Sustainability and corporate collaboration

Wednesday 11th Feb 2015

Sustainability is an increasing priority for many companies, and incorporating more sustainable practices is encouraging collaboration across various industries to arrive at better, more cost-effective solutions. Tim Nixon, managing editor of sustainability at Thomson Reuters, talked with sustainability leaders at the world’s largest household and personal products company (Proctor & Gamble) and the nation’s second-largest car manufacturer ...

Shaping the future: Views from top Canadian general counsels

Monday 2nd Feb 2015

Canadian Lawyer InHouse has just published its third annual View feature for 2015 — an annual “look ahead” series of interviews in which they talk to leading Canadian corporate counsel about their current challenges and projects for the year. While two of this year’s in-house lawyers have increasingly global interests, the other two are squarely ...

Cuban coffee, rum or a flick of my cigar?

Tuesday 27th Jan 2015

This guest post was written by Joanne Ludovici, partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP. The easing of restrictions by the Obama administration has opened the door, albeit slightly, for businesses in both the U.S. and Cuba to resume marketing and selling their branded products and services across the waters. Now ...

Podcast: European patent reform

Wednesday 21st Jan 2015

The IP market has traditionally centered on the United States. It remains a key jurisdiction, but change is in the air. With the forthcoming unitary patent system, the European Union may be about to become the epicenter of global patent litigation. The new court will mark a seismic shift in global patent litigation. Assuming all ...

Legal Feeds named top legal news blog in Canada

Thursday 8th Jan 2015

The 9th annual Clawbies were announced on Dec. 31, 2014, and Legal Feeds, the daily news blog of Canadian Lawyer and Law Times, was named the top legal news blog in Canada. Legal Feeds has either been a winner or runner up in the news category since it was launched in Dec. 2010. Gail Cohen, editor-in-chief of the ...