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Hogan Lovells sets global diversity targets

UK22-10-2020Sarah Morgan

Law firm Hogan Lovells has committed to global diversity and inclusion goals for racial and ethnic minority, and LGBT+ partners.

Nearly half of leading brands lack timeframe for diversity on boards

International21-10-2020Muireann Bolger

A lack of diversity in gender, race, ethnicity and other demographics is an enduring problem across the executive and board levels of “leading” brands, according to a new survey by the New York Stock Exchange and software company, the Diligent Institute.

Linklaters to offer D&I guidance with legal advice

UK13-10-2020Sarah Morgan

Law firm Linklaters has launched a client offering which combines legal advice with business guidance on diversity and inclusion issues.

European GCs unveil charter to promote broader D&I metrics

EU06-10-2020Muireann Bolger

A group of Europe’s most influential general counsels has called on the legal sector to implement improved and updated measurements to monitor the progress made on racial and sexual orientation diversity in firms.

New WIPO director promises to build ‘inclusive’ IP system

International01-10-2020Muireann Bolger

The new director general of the World Intellectual Property Organization, Daren Tang, has today, October 1, officially begun his six-year term at the organisation.

JP Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, BNP Paribas GCs launch D&I pledge

01-10-2020Muireann Bolger

Senior in-house attorneys from JP Morgan Chase, BNP Paribas, Goldman Sachs and Bank of America are among leading general counsels from the financial services sector who have committed to better promote D&I in the legal sector.

Law firms praised by Stonewall for LGBT+ inclusion efforts

International24-09-2020Muireann Bolger

Nine law firms including Allen & Overy, Dentons and Hogan Lovells have been recognised in Stonewall’s Top Global Employers list for 2020, which ranks 17 leading companies for their efforts in advancing LGBT+ inclusion in the workplace.

LSPN Connect: Intel, Lenovo share experiences of racism

International17-09-2020Muireann Bolger

Leading IP partners and leaders have urgently called for more action from law firms to promote D&I during a free-to-view LSPN Connect session.

100 law firms achieve Mansfield Rule certification

16-09-2020Muireann Bolger

In the US, 100 law firms have earned a Mansfield Rule certification after completing a year-long programme aimed at promoting D&I, recruitment specialist Diversity Lab has revealed.

Sazerac toasts a TM victory at the English High Court

15-09-2020Trademarks NewsMuireann Bolger

In a victory for the US whiskey brand, Sazerac, the English High Court has ruled that its trademark for its whiskey brand was infringed.

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