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#43・

Art, DAOs, and Pandora papers

Happy Monday! I've been gravitating towards the eccentricities of law, rather than the classic 'Big Tech ruins the world' stories I usually write about.Some news that's a little weirder than usual:CEO threatens to dox his own user baseArtist takes money for c…

 
#42・

How is Theranos different to startups today?

Welcome to the 367 new subscribers joining since my last issue. To my existing subscribers --You've probably noticed my writing has been a little ad-hoc lately. Moving forward, I'm striving for the same weekly consistency that got me this far with Legit since…

 
#41・

China, Prince Andrew & blockchain games

Hello! First things first - we have a new website! The aim is to highlight long-form content and try push out monthly special issues.Next special issue: the metaverse 👀But for now: An update on ChinaWill we see Prince Andrew in court? Probably notA big Series…

 
#40・

Crypto, Netflix & Nadia Eghbal

Happy Monday! In today's issue: Crypto stuff Netflix v Dershowitz A Theranos update

 
#39・

Square, Afterpay, doing the real thing

Hello! One slightly longer M&A breakdown for you guys this week. (Experimenting with content lately so email me feedback!).

 
#38・

The metaverse, Off-White & break-ups

Happy Tuesday! Apologies for this week's newsletter going out one day later than usual. On the agenda this evening:My thoughts on the metaverse.Luxury M&A.Boring M&A (but with fun consequences). p.s. you guys liked the non-legal links I posted, so I'l…

 
#37・

🔗 The last links issue

Happy Monday! This is the last links-heavy issue I'll be sending out. From next week, back to long-form content :)

#36・

🔗 More links

Happy Monday! Here's pt.2 of the best legal/non-legal links I've come across this week. P.s if you've come across any good articles lately, send them my way!

#35・

🔗 A lot of links

Good Monday afternoon! For the next 2 weeks, we'll be taking a little break and sending out interesting (legal & non-legal) links instead of long-form stories. Enjoy! P.s. we'll be back with a new website 👀 Lmk if you want to give me feedback & I'll …

#34・

The bitcoin bill & explosive revelations

Happy Monday! Just two stories today: The big Bitcoin bill. Explosive Trump-DOJ revelations.

 
#33・

IPOs, historic deals & weird Google results

Happy Monday! Before we get into it, two newsletters you should sign up for:Original Jurisdiction: one of my fave legal writers, David Lat, talks law. You can get a free subscription by emailing originaljurisdiction.assistant@gmail.com with the subject line “…

 
#32・

A big privacy case & Amazon's smart-dumb deal

Happy bank holiday Monday! Keeping it short today:India's biggest privacy case, ever.Amazon & MGM: a breakdown.

 
#31・

The battle of the Tims, Snapchat & blood diamonds

Good Monday afternoon! Straight into it today:Epic v Apple winds downSnap drops $500m on a startupPink diamonds = blood diamonds?

 
#30・

Special issue: a chat with Ali Zahid

Happy Monday! Last week, I sent Ali Zahid - YC alumn and the founder of LegalMate - a really nerdy message on LinkedIn.Ali was kind enough not only to reply - but offered to chat with me about his parents' ambitions, his journey into the startup world, angel …

 
#29・

Innovation races, a big trial & Fluent

Happy Monday! I got a little carried away with writing today's stories, so I only have two long reads for you today:The inventor's dilemma.Epic vs. Apple.

 
#28・

Satoshi, antitrust & a dumb case

Happy Monday. Legit is six months old today! A quick thank you to the 2,080 of you who've joined me on this journey so far.I have a lot of fun writing Legit, and hope to continue writing it for as long as you continue reading it.Keeping it light in today's is…

 
#27・

Cryptokicks, weed & telemedicine

Happy Monday. First off - thanks for the feedback on last week's issue on artificial creativity! Lmk if deep-dives on trends are something you want to see more often.Second - we hit 2k subscribers!Let's get into today's issue: Big Tech-healthcare M&A.Nike…

 
#26・

Special Issue: Artificial Creativity

Happy Monday! Today's newsletter is a little different.A few weeks ago, I stumbled across a topic that touched all my favourite genres: law, tech, philosophy, the creator economy. After reading and thinking and reading some more, I decided I couldn't not writ…

 
#25・

NFTs, Lil Nas & Palantir

Happy Monday! In the interests of it being a Bank Holiday, we're keeping it short and sweet this week with one trend story and two news stories.In today's issue: NFTs are good for lawyers.Nike vs. Satan Shoes.Peter Thiel's latest (failed) venture: the NHS.

 
#24・

Fraud, WeWork & plant-based leather

Good Monday afternoon. We're back after our two-week break! In today's issue: Insider trading on the dark web.WeWork is going public. Reinventing leather.