Lex Mundi Guides & Reports

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Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP is the exclusive member firm in Manitoba for Lex Mundi – the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries worldwide.

As part of the Lex Mundi global network, we can provide our clients with preferred access to more than 21,000 lawyers around the world – all from a single point of contact.

Lex Mundi also provides exclusive access to interactive global practice guides and reports authored by our network of member firm lawyers and prominent global thought leaders.

Access some of the more recent guides and reports created by Lex Mundi network below.


Cybersecurity Resources, Guides and Reports

Cyberattacks and data breaches are rarely constrained by geography. Lex Mundi’s network and resources can help you plan globally, whether it’s for protective or reactive support.

View Lex Mundi's Cybersecurity page

ESG Toolkit

ESG-related regulation is changing the terrain for corporations from M&A to Reorganizations. Its multi-disciplinary reach spans across many legal practice areas including Environmental, Corporate, Antitrust, Bank Finance, Compliance, Labor & Employment, Litigation and Energy.

View Lex Mundi's ESG Toolkit page


Global Guides

Anti-Corruption Compliance Guide

The Lex Mundi Global Anti-Corruption Compliance Guide allows users to download information on local anti-bribery and corruption regimes in more than 70 jurisdictions around the world.

Access the interactive guide on the Lex Mundi website

Attorney-Client Privilege Guide

This first-of-its-kind 2021 guide allows users to compare common and civil law attorney-client privilege information for 65 jurisdictions around the world.

Learn more and access the interactive guide

Climate Change Law Guide For In-House Counsel

Lex Mundi has updated its comparative and interactive guide on climate change legal regimes from over 35 jurisdictions around the world.

Access the interactive guide on the Lex Mundi website

Data Privacy Guide

The Lex Mundi Global Data Privacy Guide draws on the expertise of our member firms and is a simple yet concise tool for clients who are looking to learn more about key data protection concepts and issues around the world. The guide includes an overview of the legislation in each jurisdiction along with the key data protection provisions.

Access the interactive guide on the Lex Mundi website

Employment Law Guide

This complimentary guide is designed to provide in-house counsel and Lex Mundi member firm lawyers with an overview of relevant areas of employment law across multiple jurisdictions around the world.

Access the interactive guide on the Lex Mundi website

Gaming Law Guide

The Lex Mundi Global Gaming Law Guide will provide a better understanding of the laws gov­erning gaming in key jurisdictions. The information is contributed by Lex Mundi member firm lawyers who specialize in the practice of gaming law and are regularly called upon to advise their clients on such matters.

Access the interactive guide on the Lex Mundi website

Protecting Patents and Trademarks Guide

This country-by-country, easy-to-read Q&A format guide, prepared by Lex Mundi member firms, provides an overview of the protection and enforcement of trademarks and patents around the world and is an insightful reference for IP specialists, general commercial lawyers, in-house counsel and business managers.

Access the interactive guide on the Lex Mundi website





NEW! Summit Report 2024: Opening Pandora’s Box – Early Implications of Generative AI for Corporate Legal Management

The purpose of the Lex Mundi 2024 Summit Report report is to reflect on insights shared among corporate counsel and experts who convened at the Lex Mundi Summit in Milan, Italy in October 2023 to discuss the implications of GenAI for the legal advice and guidance that is now required by boards of directors, management teams, regulators and within legal operations.

Further to what was shared by the speakers and participants in Milan, the report supplements the observations from the Summit with additional research and analysis from our ongoing work with General Counsel and legal experts around the world.

Learn how to immediately download the 2024 Summit Report

Latin American & the Caribbean Consumer Guide 2024

This guide is a comprehensive resource to help understand the legal landscape of consumer rights and obligations in Latin America and the Caribbean by comparing jurisdictions to one another through our custom-built reports.

View the Lex Mundi Latin American & the Caribbean Consumer Guide 2024 on the Lex Mundi website.


Mergers & Acquisitions Report for 2023

This report provides a concise overview of the insights and predictions of M&A practitioners across 71 jurisdictions in the Lex Mundi network, including their key areas of concern, 2022 deal activity by market segment and sector, and a look forward on expected deal activity in 2023.

Learn how you can instantly download the Lex Mundi 2023 Global Mergers & Acquisitions Trends Report.

Summit Report 2023: Global Crosswinds, Stakeholderism and General Counsel

This report explores market trends impacting companies and the legal advice they will need, in order to adapt to prevailing global crosswinds – namely, an economic slowdown, geopolitical conflicts, and the energy crisis.

Download and view the Lex Mundi Summit Report 2023.


Summit Report 2022: Enterprise Values vs Enterprise Value - Governance in a new era of sustainable transformation

This report explores a shift toward a new model of ‘stakeholder governance’ and what it means for general counsel. Lex Mundi shares this analysis to bring to light more best practices to help navigate legal risk management.

View the Lex Mundi Summit Report 2022 on the Lex Mundi website.


Big Data and Big Brother: How General Counsel Cope with Artificial Intelligence in an Era of Economic Nationalism

This report brings to light three practical areas requiring vigilance from the General Counsel, as even traditional industries become digital players and business models evolve.

View the Big Data and Big Brother report (PDF)