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Vincent continues its global expansion

Vincent, our award-winning legal research assistant, is now available in five new jurisdictions: Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Fiji, and South Africa. With its cross-jurisdictional search functionality, Vincent is a truly unique tool that significantly enhances the value of the legal information that it covers. To find out more about Vincent, begin a free trial today.

Product updates

We have expanded the vLex United States Core

Did you know that we recently expanded our United States Core with an extensive collection of government forms? The US Core now includes over 24 million legal documents sourced directly from courts, leading publishers and our partners in the country. If you have a vLex account, you can explore this new material in full, or you can get in touch to learn more about our US offering.


Writing competition shortlist announced

After receiving a number of phenomenal submissions from students across 17 countries, we are delighted to announce the official shortlist for the vLex International Law and Technology Writing Competition 2023. Head over to our blog to see the full shortlist of finalists, and keep an eye out for the April newsletter, where we’ll be announcing the overall winners.

vLex community

New Caribbean Law Journal survey

We are offering local practitioners the opportunity to share their thoughts and opinions on our new Caribbean Law Journal. If you are Caribbean-based and have two minutes to spare, please fill out this survey to help us gain a better understanding of what essential topics should be covered in the journal, and whether you would be interested in subscribing or becoming a contributing author.

Company updates

Join our team in Bali

We’re on the lookout for a new Campaign Manager and Sales Development Representative to join our team in the APAC region. Working remotely, this new team member will report directly to the Head of Business Development for APAC, Daniel Hobson, and the SDR Manager, James Etherington. Please see our careers page to learn more about this exciting job opening.


March events: NELLCO and CLC

Have you registered for the NELLCO Symposium yet? This year, the event will be taking place online, and Mike Campbell, vLex’s Senior Business Development Consultant, will be leading a session. You can explore the full schedule here. We will also be attending the Commonwealth Law Conference, organised by the CLA, in India this month, and we hope to see you there!

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Covering over 100 countries, vLex offers regularly updated news from around the world, alongside updates and commentaries from major law firms. This content is provided by LexBlog, JD Supra and Mondaq, or curated by our expert editorial team.

European Commission Plans to Improve Cooperation Between Supervisory Authorities in Cross-Border GDPR Cases
On February 20, 2023, the European Commission launched an initiative to further specify procedural aspects relating to the enforcement of the GDPR (“ procedural initiative”). The aim of the procedural initiative is to clarify the administrative procedure that applies in cross-border investigations and enforcement under the GDPR. These rules are expected to clarify and complement… (See Article)

UK Sanctions Russian Cybercrime Gang and Issues New Guidance on Sanctions and Ransomware
On February 9, 2023, the UK announced the designation of seven individuals said to be part of a Russia-based cybercrime gang under the UK’s thematic cyber sanctions regime pursuant to The Cyber (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020.  The designations were coordinated with the US.  Concurrently, HM Treasury’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (“OFSI”), in partnership… (See Article)

Ireland Fines Instagram €405 Million for Children’s Data Violations
Ireland’s Data Privacy Commissioner will reportedly fine Instagram for its handling of children’s data. According to an investigation that began in 2020, Instagram published emails and phone numbers for children ages 13 to 17 who operated business accounts. Business accounts typically post this information by default. Meta, Instagram’s parent, plans to appeal the €405 million… (See Article)