Unit 15: Competition law
Continuing education and training are essential in order to provide clients with up-to-date information and accurate legal advice, as well as to maintain a competitive position in the marketplace. Language skills, too, are essential. As English is the lingua franca of international commerce, improving and updating legal English skills is of crucial importance.
Several strategies are available to improve and update your legal English knowledge in both general and specific areas of commercial law.[br]
In this exercise, the learner is directed to resources and strategies for continuing, independent legal English training.
As part of its continuing effort to reach new clients and brand its expertise, your firm has decided to publish a quarterly newsletter detailing recent legal developments in your jurisdiction. The newsletter will be posted on the firm’s website, and hopefully draw international attention for its insight and coverage.
You have been assigned to monitor newsworthy developments in the area of competition law and write an English language article for publication on your firm’s website.
Determine an online strategy for following developments in competition law (American English: Antitrust Law) in your jurisdiction and its relevance to the international business community. Use each of the following Internet sources to find information that could be included in future newsletters:
- Mailing lists
- News sources
- Audio and video files