Global Deal Activity to Accelerate in 2018

M&A value to exceed $3 trillion in 2018 IPO value to improve by more than 50% over 2017 to nearly $300 billion Uncertainty persists over potential protectionist measures in key economies Deal activity to peak in North America and Europe 2018; rest of world in 2019...

Dentons launches in-house counsel consultancy

Dentons today launched Nextlaw In-House Solutions, a strategic consulting service, with more than 50 former general counsel across the globe ready to provide integrated, multi-disciplinary solutions to in-house counsel. In-house counsel play an increasingly important...

Six months until GDPR: companies still reporting low levels of preparedness

For the over 200 organisations responding to DLA Piper’s Data Privacy Scorebox online survey tool since the start of the year, the average alignment score with all key international data privacy principles was 31.5%, as against an 38.3% average score for...

New Index Measures Law Schools on Innovation and Technology Programs

How well are law schools preparing students to deliver legal services in the 21st Century? A new Law School Innovation Index, launched today, aims to provide a measure of that, and finds that Chicago-Kent College of Law and Michigan State University College of Law are...
Dentons launches in Scotland

Dentons launches in Scotland

Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, today formalized its combination with leading Scottish firm Maclay Murray & Spens. Clients of the Firm now benefit from the experience of 8,800 lawyers and professionals in 158 locations across 66 countries, with a...
Hot, Long Summer in Pharma Market

Hot, Long Summer in Pharma Market

A hot summer laid on the pharma market, with new political, business or legal issues added to the chronical issues still unsettled and put significant pressure on all market players, either medicine and medical services suppliers or beneficiaries.   As usual, the...