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"Cash is king"? The rise of the "tap and go" cashless society

Published on 08 November 2017. By Heather Rimmer, Trainee Solicitor

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Blink and you'll miss it. In the age of increasing cashless payments and "tap and go" transactions, what are the consequences for businesses, consumers and society?

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Insurtech Jargon 101: What does it all mean?

Published on 01 October 2017. By Dil-veer Kang , Trainee solicitor

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"Insurtech" is a nebulous concept broadly referring to innovative technology in the insurance industry. Comments on insurtech are often littered with references to specific computing concepts which individually are pretty straight-forward. However, when used in conjunction with one another with no further explanation, insurtech jargon can sound much more complex than it really is. I explain some of the key terms below.

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Amazon and the $200billion Internet Economy in South East Asia

Published on 30 August 2017. By Sophie Tuson, Associate

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Amazon's launch in Singapore last month marks the internet giant's official entry into South East Asia. Sophie Tuson explores why the region, and Singapore in particular, provides such fertile ground for e-commerce businesses in search of growth.

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Lights, camera, legal action

Published on 07 August 2017. By Charlotte Thompson, Associate

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The law has proven a popular subject of television programmes for decades. Charlotte Thompson explores whether the drama of real life trials may soon reach the small screen.

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Food for thought

Published on 19 July 2017. By Emily Rome, Trainee Solicitor

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With New Year's resolutions to eat better now long forgotten, we discuss some top tips to push that 4pm sugar slump and ensure ultimate concentration while at work.

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From Giant Swans to English Gentlemen: naming conventions for English law firms in China

Published on 05 July 2017. By Milo Qin, Trainee solicitor

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May 2017 marked an important moment for RPC – our London and Hong Kong offices now operate as a single entity, boosting the firm's promotion of its brand in the Greater China area.

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Fitness and a Full Time Job

Published on 23 June 2017. By Rebecca May, Associate

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With sedentary and time-consuming jobs, it can be difficult to find the time to get the recommended level of exercise in each week. Rebecca May considers how to juggle fitness and a full time job.

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Tackling the Problem of Fake News

08 June 2017

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It is widely believed that fake news has had an impact on some of the most controversial recent political decisions.

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Why the winner won't take it all in tomorrow's General Election

Published on 07 June 2017. By William Kark, Trainee Solicitor

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William Kark, RPC Trainee, considers the other key players - such as backbenchers, House of Lords, Gina Miller - in the General Election on 8 June 2017.

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Lightning in a Bot-tle – political conversation in the age of automation

Published on 06 June 2017. By Jonathan Greenway, Trainee Solicitor

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Robots are responsible for one in eight tweets about the General Election.

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