V-Lex Publish July 2023 Newsletter: Explore new Sri Lankan legal materials  / new United Kingdom guide / Fastcase 50 has a new home on vLex

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We have partnered with Wildy & Sons

We are delighted to confirm that we have partnered with Wildy & Sons to host a curated selection of law books that have not been available online before. These books will be exclusively available alongside the primary law collections that they cite, in an effort to consolidate all legal research activities on a single platform and help researchers find relevant insights faster. Request more information about this exciting partnership and the available titles, which cover a wide range of subjects, from wills and probate and criminal law, to legal skills and property law.

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Explore new Sri Lankan legal materials

Following our successful expansion into the Asia-Pacific region, we are proud to confirm that we have partnered with Law Lanka to offer greater support to our customers in Sri Lanka. From July 2023, a unique collection of Sri Lankan legal information will be available on vLex, including consolidated versions of acts, legislative enactments of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, The Sri Lanka Law Reports, New Law Reports, Supreme Court Law Reports, Court of Appeal Law Reports, and support files. Request more information about this new collection here.

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Download our brand-new United Kingdom guide

Explore an unrivalled collection of UK judgments, including over 10,000 judgments that are not available anywhere else. Our collection of UK law includes over 1 million full-text cases, reported and unreported content, legislation, dockets, books, journals, news, and legal commentaries, as well as court and tribunal forms. Transform the way you conduct your legal research and enhance your understanding of the legal landscape by downloading our new United Kingdom guide today.

Discover our comprehensive Irish coverage

Did you know that we host the largest collection of Irish law available anywhere online? This includes over 960,000 Irish cases, articles and legal documents, all available in one location. We also foster a number of exclusive partnerships, including with the Bar of Ireland, to ensure that you can effortlessly stay up-to-date with the law and be the first to react to any changes. To learn more about our Irish coverage, download the new Irish guide.


Fastcase 50 has a new home on vLex

As you may know, vLex and Fastcase merged in April 2023 in one of the most consequential mergers in the history of legal tech. As a result, the renowned Fastcase 50 awards program, which recognises a diverse group of lawyers, legal technologists, policymakers, judges, law librarians, bar association executives, and people from all walks of life, has a new home on vLex. Keep an eye on our TwitterLinkedInInstagram and Facebook pages for the 2023 winners.


American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)

Join us in Boston for the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) annual conference, taking place from July 15-18, 2023. Stop by booth #211 to meet our senior team members in person, and learn about our latest developments in AI and new innovations, many of which have been specifically curated to provide librarians and researchers with the knowledge and tools they need to make informed decisions, and gain a competitive advantage in their field. See you there!

Caribbean Commercial Law Workshop

The 20th annual Caribbean Commercial Law Workshop is taking place in Miami from July 23-25, 2023. This is not only the flagship law event for our partners at the Faculty of Law at the University of the West Indies, but also the premier commercial law conference for Caribbean lawyers. Remember to visit the University of the West Indies team at their booth, where you can pick up some free vLex-branded goodies and learn more about our pivotal partnership!

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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.

Covid-19 Insurance and Damage (UK)
In this judgment the insured restaurant argued that the requirement in the murder, suicide or disease extension that the interruption or interference with the insured business be caused by damage did not require physical damage. It was common cause that there had been no physical loss or damage to the insured premises or property used… (See Article)

US Supreme Court Significantly Restricts Affirmative Action in Higher Education – Employers Take Note
The Supreme Court delivered its highly anticipated consolidated decision yesterday in the two affirmative action cases on its docket, Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. University of North Carolina and Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President & Fellows of Harvard College (collectively, the “SFFA” cases). At issue in the SFFA cases is whether Harvard… (See Article)

EU and UK Adopt New Sanctions Against Russia
On 23 June 2023, the Council of the European Union (the “Council”) adopted a new package of economic sanctions against Russia. In addition to new asset-freezing designations, this eleventh package of sanctions includes new trade, transport and financial restrictive measures. In recent weeks the UK has implemented various amendments to its existing… (See Article)

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