11 November 2013
Despite public discontent Brazil is showing it is rich in opportunity, spurred on by its hosting of the FIFA World Cup and the Rio Olympics
Bulgaria’s lawyers are standing firm amid the political chaos, keeping their focus on steadfast areas such as IP, restructuring and infrastructure
From Coronation Street to Legoland to Serie A football – glamorous transactions were grist for the mill last month, gilding the lily of big energy and infrastructure deals
With practitioners singing the praises of search technology and using past cases as guides, confidence is growing in e-disclosure
Nick Economakis, GC at G4S Risk Management, is guiding the business through a run of acquisitions while protecting the company’s current assets
The North West region has seen significant growth in recent years after taking a bruising during the recession. But pressure on costs is driving an increase in in-house and non-qualified fee-earner roles.
Administration of justice PNM v (1) Times Newspapers Ltd; (2) Andrew Norfolk; (3) Newsquest (Oxfordshire and Wiltshire); (4) Ben Wilkinson Ltd 2013 WL 5338213 QBD Tugendhat J. 22 October 2013 In cases of alleged sexual abuse, a newspaper seeking to report a trial and the wider issues emerging from it could rely on the principle that reporting might encourage more witnesses to come forward without having any evidence ...
Advisers get stuck into the disentangling task, to unhitch troubled bank from group
The consensus approach to monitoring online privacy is more effective than imposing inflexible rules
Path to outsourcing is not a smooth one for banking supergroup
The curious case of Manches’ suicidal cashflow management and its eleventh-hour rescue by Penningtons
Ralph Miliband’s diary could have been kept secret if Ed had used new Guernsey rights legislation
Hospital trusts must put in the spadework before planning a link-up, or it could be blocked
Dangerous things, mergers. I’m not talking about Penningtons’ takeover of zombie firm Manches, although that deal is tricky enough in itself – as we expose in considerable detail this week.
Move of the week
Confusion over disciplinary judgments means lawyers can’t know right from wrong
Vlad Panaite became director of finance and operations for Bracewell & Giuliani in June 2013, having previously been a senior manager at Ernst & Young.
No progress on freeing up the Scottish legal market means no chance for Scottish firms to innovate
If criminal law practitioners, incensed by the Law Society’s pliancy to legal aid cuts, pass a motion of no confidence, they will open the way for more regulatory change
Stephen Lloyd’s exit piles on the pressure, just when firm was hoping for a breather