20th September 2018
Diversity and Inclusion

‘Diversity and Inclusion’: the myths dispelled

If you’re anything like me and have been desperately trawling through law firm brochures in a hopeless attempt to differentiate between them (spoiler alert: they’re basically all the same), then you’ve certainly come across these three little words. Branded across pages in fancy calligraphy, all law firms now seem to have a section dedicated to boasting just how ‘diverse’ and ‘inclusive’ they are. But what does this mean exactly? Are […]
18th September 2018
Blockchain

The Lawyers’ Guide to Blockchain

With tech companies preaching the advantages of artificial intelligence, cloud technology and machine learning, the term ‘blockchain’ has also been bandied around in a bid to enhance productivity. Blockchain has been considered “one of the most disruptive innovations since the advent of the Internet” with global business benefits estimated at US$21 billion by 2021. no-repeat;center top;; auto center Kaveesha Kaveesha ThayalanTCLA Writer writer-image Title Author Yet – what exactly is […]
16th September 2018
Aston Martin IPO

A Truly British IPO

Title Author The Driverless Future center no-repeat;center top;; auto Title Author The Players left no-repeat;center top;; auto 0px Introduction It was just months ago that a woman was fatally injured by a driverless car in Arizona. But businesses are pushing forward nevertheless, motivated by the notion that we are headed towards a driverless future. Uber and Toyota have teamed up last month in a refreshed attempt to establish driverless vehicles. […]
14th September 2018
Electric Car

NIO: Why did Tesla’s Chinese competitor fail to impress NYSE?

Heading NIO: Why did Tesla’s Chinese competitor fail to impress NYSE? September 13, 2018 center no-repeat;center top;; auto Text NIO could be considered the Chinese counterpart of Tesla: it started from zero, it only builds electric vehicles, and it is very interested in autonomous driving. The Chinese carmaker has filed for an IPO on New York’s Stock Exchange: despite setting its target price at $1.8bn, the pricing gave a share […]
13th September 2018
Africa investment

The Battle for Africa Resumes and Intensifies

Title Author The Battle for Africa Resumes and Intensifies center no-repeat;center top;; auto Title Author China intends to give Africa $60 billion and continue expanding its trade and economic influence in the region. Beijing made these statements shortly after similar statements were made by British Prime Minister Theresa May. According to experts, more countries are looking to gain a foothold on the continent because of the available natural resources and […]