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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.

Question of the week

Previous questions

Google and the right to be forgotten - written by Shoosmiths

Why has the Google Spain case drawn so much publicity and what are the long-term legal implications of the decision?

UK economic growth: regulatory and tax cuts - written by Shoosmiths

Is the United Kingdom really one of the best places in Europe to start, finance and grow a business?

Hitting the target: price adjustments in company acquisitions - written by Shoosmiths

Why is the price of a company not always fixed on completion and how can it be adjusted?

Information exchange and price signalling between competitors - written by Shearman & Sterling (London) LLP

When is information exchange with a competitor considered anti-competitive?

Consumer protection in the crowdfunding era - written by Cooley (UK) LLP

In the new era of crowdfunding finance, what level of protection does a consumer have?

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