Deepfakes – Seeing is believing?

The rise of Deepfakes has contributed to the ‘post-truth’ culture of fake news and fraudulently constructed messages on behalf of the supposed speaker.

Blockchain’s future depends on a different kind of networking

Despite its enormous and far reaching potential, it is not just the public who don’t understand the basics. Politicians, civil servants and other policy professionals also appear to be burying their heads in the sand.

Blazing a trail – the future of medical cannabis in global health

The medical cannabis industry has exploded over the last few years and is now truly entering the mainstream.

Five things to watch in the first Democratic primary debates

What should viewers expect in the first Democratic primary debate 500 days short of Election Day 2020?

Former Minister, James O’Shaughnessy, re-joins Portland

Conservative Peer, James O’Shaughnessy, is returning to Portland as a member of the firm's Advisory Council.

The new rules for talking about M&A

Many company bosses and boards have not helped themselves in this context by being slow to react.

For the sake of female sport, football needs to come home

A summer of immense female sport awaits, as do the athletes armed with a point to prove.

Trump doesn’t want the NHS

While visiting London last week, President Trump made a splash by seeming to suggest the NHS was of interest to the U.S. as part of a potential post-Brexit US/UK trade agreement.

Leadership candidates get social

The scramble to succeed Theresa May has focused Tory minds on the importance of getting social media right.

Mandating Drug Prices in Ads May Lead to Consumer Hesitancy and Big Pharma Pushback

In early May, the Trump administration announced that it will require pharmaceutical companies to disclose the “list price” of their prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements.

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