The first flight repatriating stranded Thomas Cook passengers from New York was due to arrive in Manchester at about 5pm Irish time. File photograph: PA Wire

The collapse of Thomas Cook spread chaos through the international travel industry on Monday as the failure of the 178-year-old travel company left hu(...)

Britain’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. The party’s shadow chancellor has said he wants to see a new “right to buy” for millions of private tenants. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images

A Labour government would confiscate about £300 billion of shares in 7,000 large companies and hand them to workers in one of the biggest state raids (...)

Andreas Mundt:  his agency ruled in February that Facebook had broken the country’s law and demanded that it stop automatically sharing data among the services it owns, such as Instagram and WhatsApp, or websites that use its ‘like’ and ‘share’ buttons. Photograph: Jann Höfer/New York Times

Germany’s top antitrust enforcer, Andreas Mundt, recently asked a room full of lawyers, academics and regulators to imagine a wall filled with their p(...)

Autonomy founder Mike Lynch. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Hewlett-Packard was “aggressive” in its efforts to protect former chief executive Meg Whitman after its $11 billion (€9.8 billion) acquisition of Brit(...)

People in a Huawei shop in Bangkok, Thailand: Some network operators in Europe are warning  a Huawei ban could push back deployment of 5G by as much as three years. Photograph: Athit Perawongmetha

There is a curious paradox about Huawei. It is the probably the most successful mobile phone company you never realised you used. Of those who do know(...)

Since the beginning of 2016, 1,644 English and Welsh solicitors have joined the Irish Roll of Solicitors. Photograph: iStock

More than 9 per cent of all solicitors listed in the Republic are now lawyers from England and Wales, many of whom rushed to register after the UK vot(...)

Books in the  Law Library in the Four Courts Dublin. Photograph: David Sleator

More than 9 per cent of all solicitors listed in Ireland are now lawyers from England and Wales, many of whom rushed to register after the UK voted to(...)

The Four Courts. Four-fifths of law firms who responded to a BDO international survey said they expected technology to have the greatest impact on their firms over the next five years. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

If ever there was an industry ripe for disruption it is surely the legal profession. Unlike many other sectors, however, it has tended to be a little (...)

Ken Murphy (above) director general and Simon Murphy president of the Law Society held talks with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, a London and Manchester-based legal firm on transfer. Photograph Joe St Leger

Nearly 600 solicitors in England and Wales have applied for the right to practise in the Irish courts since the Brexit vote. So far, 568 solicitor(...)

Ireland’s Law Society said last week that a record 186 solicitors from the UK were admitted to practice in Ireland in the first six months of the year, most of them citing a possible Brexit and many of them specialising in EU and competition law. (Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES)

While last week’s Brexit vote took financial markets and bookmakers by surprise, a steady stream of the UK’s antitrust lawyers had already prepared f(...)

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