Web Summit | Paris, The European Capital of Innovation 2017

Tosin Business News, Startup News, Web Summit 2017

In August 2017 the top 10 cities with the most innovative ideas to improve quality of life and to encourage citizens to participate in community life reached the final stage of the European Capital of Innovation Award 2017. This year’s European Capital of Innovation (iCapital) was awarded to Paris during Web Summit, along with a prize of €1,000,000. Upon receiving …

Uber loses UK licence

Has The UK Hit The Brakes On Uber? Transport For London Revokes Ubers’ License

Linkilaw Business News, Legal Advice, Legal News

Uber Loses UK Licence Potentially Spelling An End For The Company In The UK It’s official. Prepare for September 30th. Transport for London, the regulator for transport across the city, has stripped Uber of its licence to operate in London. Why? It was deemed they were not ‘fit and proper’ to hold the license. Uber will not be allowed to …

crowd justice has arrived

Crowd Justice Has Arrived And You Need To Get Involved

Linkilaw Business News, Legal News

Crowd Justice: Innovation In Legal Crowdfunding To Bridge The Justice Gap At Linkilaw We Share The View That A Fundamental Cornerstone Of The Law Is That Access To Justice Should Be Available To All. And that’s just what Crowd Justice are doing. About Crowd Justice Headed by Julia Salasky, a former UN lawyer and City firm Linklaters associate, CrowdJustice is the …

linkilaw buys lawyerfair

Linkilaw Buys LawyerFair: Growing The Legal Marketplace Space

Linkilaw Business News, Legal News

Linkilaw Buys LawyerFair: Growing The Legal Marketplace How Linkilaw’s Acquisition of LawyerFair Has Created One of UK’s Biggest Legal Marketplaces – Giving More Startups the Opportunity to Scale Up. Reid Hoffman, co-founder of Linkedin noted that ‘first mover advantage’ is not necessarily dependent on launch, but on ability to scale and grow. This is relevant to business at large, but …

emerging FinTech providers

Banks Want To Collaborate With Emerging FinTech Providers

Linkilaw Business Finance, Business News

According to a recent Deloitte report, EU banks are keen to collaborate with the new stream of FinTech providers who are heating up the financial services market. Instead of developing in-house products themselves, banks are flagging behind on innovation and only account for 19% of the $10 billion spent on FinTech last year. The report suggests that banks have seen …

brexit terms every uk citizen should now for 2017

Brexit Terms Every UK Citizen Should Know

Linkilaw Brexit, Business News

With 2016 finally in the books, citizens of the UK are rather in a “what’s next?” state of mind going into the new year. Between the Brexit vote, the passing of the Snoopers’ charter, and its apparent defeat in EU court. Let’s also not forget the Americans unprecedented election of Donald Trump as their next president. There will be a …

workforce

Workforce Issues: Should UK Workers Have The ‘Right To Disconnect?’

Linkilaw Business News

It seems that this has become the way we live now: multitasking and juggling several daily grinds at once, connected and available (almost) 24/7, carrying (often unpaid) work home. With our smartphones practically sewn onto our wrists, we glimpse into our work mail inboxes when we’re taking the dog for a walk around the neighbourhood or waiting for our food …

IP

What Effect Will The Unified Court Have On IP?

Linkilaw Business News, Company Law

You may have heard recently that the Minister of State for Intellectual Property, Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe, confirmed in November last year that the UK would ratify the EU unitary patent and concurrent Unified Patent Court (UPC), which is an international patent court. Wait, but what about Brexit, isn’t this supposed to halt the founding of the Court and UK’s involvement …