Frequently Asked Questions

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Q. What does “Powered by” mean?
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Q. What is International?
A. The International edition expands on the award-winning LegalWeek coverage of the UK region to vital regions around the globe, including Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and more.
Q. Now that LegalWeek is part of International, will the content change?
A. Our expert team of reporters and editors will continue to deliver award-winning coverage on the UK legal market. We are expanding our network to include experts on the ground in the UK, Asia & Australia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East & Africa, and North America. The content will be the same, we are simply providing more coverage around the globe.
Q. What is the difference between and International?
A. coverage includes regions spanning the U.S. such as New York Law Journal, Texas Lawyer, The National Law Journal, and The American Lawyer. International coverage includes regions spanning the U.K., Asia & Australia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East & Africa, and North America. Together, they deliver coverage of the legal industry across the globe.
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Q. What is an ALM Digital Membership?
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Q. What are Law Topics?
A. Law Topics provides you with an easy way to access content that is most relevant to you and your interests. Law Topics includes topic areas, areas of law and industries. You now have the ability to track and Follow topics across all ALM legal publications by setting up a customized alert that will deliver email alerts to your inbox at the frequency you select, either daily or weekly.
Q. What happens when I click on Follow at the top of a page?
A. Click on Follow to set up a customized alert that matches the type of content found in the article.
Q. What is a customized alert?
A. A customized alert is your personalized alert generated from a keyword search or topic of your choosing. When creating an alert, you will have the option to specify the frequency – daily or weekly – as well as the day and time you would like to see it in your inbox. Need to pause or discontinue an alert? Easily manage your alerts from your My Account page.
Q. What is Dig Deeper?
A. Dig Deeper is located at the end of every article page. It is a collection of the Law Topics relevant to the article. By clicking on any of the topics in the Dig Deeper section, you can review more recent coverage associated with the topic.
Q. What are Recommended Stories?
A. Recommended Stories are selected based on the Law Topics in the article you are currently reading.
Q. What is the Law Firms section?
A. Law Firm pages provide a comprehensive look at firms that are a part of the AmLaw 200, NLJ 500, and Global 100. Information in these profiles includes a firm overview, snapshot of the firm’s rankings history and key stats from ALM Intelligence, as well as related news articles, whitepapers and jobs from

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Q. How can I subscribe to both and International?
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