Recent Law releases

CRUCIAL EU COPYRIGHT REFORM OBSTRUCTED TODAY BY EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT: PUBLISHERS CONTINUE TO FIGHT FOR PRESS FREEDOM, PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISM AND A THRIVING INTERNET

[PRESSWIRE] BRUSSELS - 05 July 2018 -- Today in Strasbourg, MEPs voted to obstruct a crucial EU Copyright Reform from progressing to the final legislative stage, succumbing to an intense lobby of MANIPULATIVE anti-copyright campaigners, US internet giants and vested interests who benefit from stealing and monetising publishers’ valuable content.

FUTURE OF PRESS FREEDOM AND PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISM PUT IN HANDS OF MEPS: FULL EP PLENARY EXPECTED TO VOTE NEXT WEEK ON CRUCIAL EU COPYRIGHT REFORM

[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 28 June, 2018 -- Ardent anti-copyright radicals, US Internet giants and vested interests, that commercially benefit from freeriding on publishers’ valuable content, continue to wage a loud and misleading campaign against a proposed EU copyright reform that is working its way through the EU legislative process.

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT WILL VOTE ON CONTROVERSIAL EU COPYRIGHT REFORM PACKAGE ON 4 JULY: WHAT’S AT STAKE FOR EUROPE’S JOURNALISTS AND FREE PRESS?

[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 25 June, 2018 -- The controversial EU copyright reform and what you need to know: The copyright package includes the proposal for a Publisher’s neighbouring Right. In 2016, the European Commission proposed a new copyright directive to create “modern EU copyright rules for European culture to flourish and circulate”which included a proposal for a neighbouring right for publishers, designed to protect publishers’ investment in the production of news publications and to help them control the systematic scraping of their content without permission or remuneration. On 20 June, the JURI committee adopted its report supporting the introduction of a Publisher’s Right.

PUBLISHERS APPLAUD MEPS’ SUPPORT OF FREE PRESS AS LEAD EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT COMMITTEE VOTES IN FAVOUR OF A PUBLISHER’S RIGHT IN KEY COPYRIGHT REFORM

[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 20 June, 2018 -- Today, Europe’s news and magazine publishers EMMAENPAEPC and NME applaud the European Parliament for making a crucial stand for the future of a free, independent press, for the future of professional journalism, for the future of fact-checked content, for the future of a rich, diverse and open Internet and, ultimately, for the future of a healthy democracy.

Municode Expands Its Municipal Law Publishing Capability With the Acquisition of Municipal Code Online

 [PRESSWIRE] TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 5, 2018 -- Municode, (www.municode.com) the nation's leading legal codifier, announced the acquisition of Municipal Code Online, a cutting-edge software development company headquartered in Utah. Municipal Code Online brings with it a cloud-based software that enables government workers to draft new legislation and instantly update their online municipal codes of ordinances.

EMMA, ENPA, EPC and NME welcome the Agreement of the EU Council on the Publisher’s Right

[PRESSWIRE] Brussels, Belgium - 25 May, 2018 -- The European Magazine Media Association (EMMA), the European Newspaper Publishers’ Association (ENPA), the European Publishers’ Council (EPC) and News Media Europe (NME) welcome the fact that the Committee of Permanent Representatives of the Council called for the introduction of an exclusive right for press publishers in EU copyright law today.

Stetson University College of Law is the First American Bar Association Competitions Champion

 [PRESSWIRE] GULFPORT, Fla., May 24, 2018 -- Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, has been named the first American Bar Association Competitions Champion.

Cognigo Collaborates with Microsoft AIP to Ensure Critical Data Assets Will Not Fall Into the Wrong Hands

 [PRESSWIRE] TEL-AVIV, Israel, May 9, 2018 -- The partnership helps organizations reach GDPR compliance and data security through advanced cognitive classification, context-aware search engine and policy enforcement.

Legal IQ Asks How the Development of Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Future of Law

 [PRESSWIRE] LONDON, May 4, 2018 -- AI is reshaping the way in which law is practised and delivered and is now considered a tangible reality for the industry, offering the opportunity to revolutionise day-to-day legal processes and re-think the way that we approach litigation and basic legal tasks alike.

Blakes Expands Nitro Program to Vancouver

 [PRESSWIRE] VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 26, 2018 -- Today, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP ('Blakes'), one of Canada's leading business law firms, is launching Nitro powered by Blakes to the Vancouver market.