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Commercial awareness - what's it all about?

Law firms want their lawyers and their trainees to have commercial awareness so they can relate to the needs of their clients. This means that you need to know what's going on in the business world. The Burning Question is a weekly article written by a leading firm designed to get you thinking about the commercial issues that the modern lawyer must contend with. Click here to find out more.

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Previous questions

Insurance Act 2015: a fairer deal for businesses - written by DLA Piper UK LLP

What is the Insurance Act 2015 and what impact will it have on commercial insurance?

Monetising social media: turning hashtags into pound signs - written by DLA Piper UK LLP

What are the legal issues associated with monetising social media?

New EU data privacy legislation: curbing teenagers’ fun? - written by Cooley (UK) LLP

What are the implications of updated EU data protection legislation for companies and individual citizens?

Who owns graffiti art: the landlord and tenant challenges of Banksy - written by Bond Dickinson

The law according to Banksy; is the writing on the wall for landlords as tenant cleans up?

Global data: security and spying with no safe harbour - written by Taylor Wessing

In light of the Snowden revelations and ongoing questions about the security of our data, how will companies adapt to continue providing the services we all rely on?

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