13 August 2012

The Lawyer

  • Alternative views

    13-Aug-2012

    There is less than a year to go before the alternative investment fund directive comes into force. Here are the salient points still to be discussed

  • AMP GC: On the money

    13 August 2012

    Brian Salter, general counsel at Australian financial services outfit AMP, took on the role just as the financial crisis hit and the company embarked on a huge, complex takeover

  • Bear won’t stray far from bar

    13 August 2012

    East Europeans will continue to seek justice in London despite Russian call for ‘forum shopping’ clampdown, say David Allen and Philippa Charles, London litigation and dispute resolution partners, Mayer Brown

  • Bringing Russia to judgment

    13 August 2012

    Russia must be brought back to court?to account for gross human rights violations in Chechnya

  • Debt heat

    13 August 2012

    Iceland faces a politically charged court showdown over compensation after the country’s banking crash, but it claims the EC should not be involved

  • Ex-Collyer Bristow partner Withey to join Rangers trial as defendant

    13-Aug-2012

    A case being brought by the administrators of Rangers Football Club against Collyer Bristow has been delayed after former partner and ex-club company secretary Gary Withey applied to join proceedings as a defendant.

  • Financial case for the defence

    13 August 2012

    Stacking the costs cards in favour of the prosecution is not fair, and a review of the system is needed

  • Magic circle: doing the trick

    13-Aug-2012

    International strategies pay off

  • Moves: 13 August 2012

    13 August 2012

    Top people moves including Move of the Week

  • Name and lame

    13 August 2012

    ABS heralds era of naff law firm titles

  • Regional: attempted merger

    13 August 2012

    Alliances, failed and successful, are the story of the year outside London

  • Roads-tinted view

    13 August 2012

    As Indonesia develops its creaking infrastructure to spur even faster economic growth it will attract increasing interest from businesses, banks and law firms

  • Scotland: big four into two

    13 August 2012

    Office launches and mergers as Scottish firms battle a flat market

  • Tax and the supergrass generation

    13 August 2012

    HMRC wants children to be asked about tax cheats they know of, but teachers and parents are not so keen

  • The new Establishment

    13-Aug-2012

    In an Olympics season where the world has become obsessed with competitive rankings, it’s fitting that this week we’re running a sneak preview of The Lawyer UK200 Annual Report. I

  • Top Mark

    13 August 2012

    Howard Kennedy boss ticks modernising boxes – as recommended by The Lawyer

  • Vale of mid-tiers

    13-Aug-2012

    City mid-tier firms face battle for business with regional players

  • Weighting list

    13-Aug-2012

    As team GB law firms bulk up for the global challenge, mergers have transformed this year’s rankings – with some surprising results

  • WIP-lash

    13-Aug-2012

    Firm hopes internal transparency will tighten lock-up