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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

A smarter world: the challenge of building ‘smart cities’ - written by Taylor Wessing

As cities’ populations continue to rise, what are the challenges in transforming our urban centres into a new generation of ‘smart cities’?

Does equal marriage mean equal pension rights? - written by Taylor Wessing

Do same sex and heterosexual married couples have the same pension rights in occupational pension schemes? 

The Libor rigging scandal: a victimless crime? - written by Taylor Wessing

Was the recent conviction of Tom Hayes for rigging the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) and subsequent 14-year sentence disproportionate for what some see as an essentially victimless crime?

UK renewable energy: an investor-friendly industry? - written by DLA Piper UK LLP

In the wake of recent developments, what are the opportunities for investment in renewable energy in the United Kingdom?

Connected cars and cyber security - written by Clyde & Co LLP

Cyber security in the automotive industry - what's the risk?

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