18 Feb 2013
Chinese SOE unable to extricate itself from US antitrust litigation against vitamin C exporters download
Judge’s decision illustrates the risks that Chinese parent companies face when doing business in the US through affiliates.
Lack of accountability and minuscule nature of payouts throws doubt on whether fines are a serious deterrent
Privatisation work is trickling back into Greece and foreign investor interest is resurfacing
Legal Services Board does not want the ‘cab rank’ rule abolished, but to understand its limitations
Ust-Kamenogorsk Hydropower Plant JSC v AES Ust-Kamenogorsk Hydropower Plant
Bloom & Ors v The Pensions Regulator & Ors, Re: the Nortel Networks UK Pension Plan; Lomas & Ors v The Pensions Regulator & Ors, Re: the Lehman Brothers Pension Scheme
Scullion (appellant) v Bank of Scotland (trading as Colleys)
Benedetti v Sawiris
Pitt v Holt and Futter v Futter
DoH chooses Bevan Brittan, Mills & Reeve and Wragges for legal operations
The Belgian market is packed so why are firms still eager to get a look-in?
The anti-online tracking campaigners harrying Google are the shock troops in a wider digital war
Third-party litigation funders stand by to fill the gap on case running costs
As Guinness World Records’ first full-time GC, Raymond Marshall faced his own departmental challenges - while judging weird and wonderful record attempts
Firms are considering their options prior to the Jackson reforms deadline in April, but fewer cases are likely to be viable
The demand for overseas-qualified lawyers in London has waned in recent years, but what are things like elsewhere in the UK and in the in-house market?
Move of the week
If anyone is looking for evidence that litigation is recession-proof, check out the stats for US litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan.
You don’t have to be a big firm to innovate and thrive in a downturn, as our look at the lower half of the UK 200 shows. We pick 10 inspiring stories
Today’s feature unashamedly celebrates success. Don’t despair: despite the generally gloomy economic conditions and the demise of firms such as Cobbetts, there are still spots of brightness out there.
Our selection of some of the most significant civil cases to be heard in the Supreme Court this year shows the importance of the issues at stake
Adam Shutkever, chief operating officer
When the great training report finally arrives it may not answer the big questions
Chris Hale to shore up London HQ as Travers Smith senior partner
Lawyers with football club clients should not underestimate the tough new financial controls regime