Solid rock of US constitution stands in the way of EU-US free trade talks.
The UK’s new European commissioner candidate may face one insuperable problem – he is not a woman.
Long-running issues - including a proposed free-trade deal between Europe and the US - are up for discussion in Boston.
Plans to cut legal aid in other European states echo reforms in the UK. But protests abound.
A recent case involving Italian nationals clarifies the position on forum shopping in the EU.
Two recent stories – new UK data laws and the EU’s relationship with Switzerland – highlight the central role of the Court of Justice of the European Union.
The transition between EU governments is painfully slow and this doesn’t help when issues need addressing urgently.
Disparities still exist, but - like the country as a whole - China’s lawyers are ready to enter the world stage.
Unified Patent Court consultation stirs debate about who can act in a specialist legal area and the value of a broad-based education.
There may be serious knock-on effects on lawyers under EU plans to harmonise trade secrets legislation across the Union.
Huge issues face the EU - not least the ‘right to be forgotten’ problem - and lawyers must meet them with decisiveness.
Despite some huge national upsets in the European elections, the issues affecting lawyers remain the same.
Cloud computing throws up some serious questions – if only lawyers would put their smartphones away and listen.
Criminal lawyers dealing with cross-border offences will have to become familiar with a new directive. Eventually.
Everyone wants to be friends with CSR. But how do its principles conflict with lawyer-client confidentiality?
A new document should guide lawyers considering ECtHR applications in light of an amended rule of court.
Problems in the cross-border insurance market will continue as long as member states’ legal systems differ.
Our legal system is one of the country’s great exports. Surely it should get its own TV series?
The annulment of an EU data retention directive has implications for the government – and lawyers.
The EU offers funds for lawyers for a range of activities.
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