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Young guns go for it at Kirland

20-Oct-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Next generation set to take lead at Kirkland & Ellis as White exits for Fried Frank 

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Briefing live: Romania

20-Oct-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Panellists at The Lawyer ’s recent Romania briefing heard much to encourage them to get involved in the country

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Peer panel: IT – Oil the wheels of commerce with data

20-Oct-2014

Information is key in M&A negotiations but the amount of data available is rocketing as a result of social media. Our expert panel give their advice

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Special report: Finland – Triumph in adversity

20-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Finland’s economy might be struggling but firms are thriving from a stream of acquisitions, restructures and start-ups emerging in Nokia’s wake

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Marrache: A hard time on the Rock

13-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Gibraltar’s Marrache case has been staggeringly expensive and bitterly disruptive, embroiling government and financial authorities in the scandal. Will the jurisdiction emerge stronger as a result?

Money

Banking and finance: The advice squad

13-Oct-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

IPOs are booming again, sending law firms jostling for mandates, but this time there’s a new role for banks that are independently advising the issuers. Step forward Lazard and Rothschild

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Switzerland: Peaked performance?

13-Oct-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

An innovative labour market and sophisticated business sector make Switzerland inviting to investors, but developments could diminish its appeal

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Special report: Austria – Out of the darkness

6-Oct-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Regulators are ramping up the pressure in the aftermath of recession, leaving firms to compete for compliance and restructuring work

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Special report: Litigation and arbitration – Is London a victim of its own success?

6-Oct-2014

The advance of boutiques and the emergence of regional centres such as San José and Singapore are putting the capital’s primacy to the test

Behind the Law

Kennedys overhauls career development strategy and introduces new senior associate role

21-Oct-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

When Kennedys’ human resources director Caroline Wilson joined the firm almost four years ago, its qualified lawyers were distinguishable only as solicitors or partners.

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Young guns go for it at Kirland

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Women, do it for yourselves

20-Oct-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

Edwards Wildman associate Sascha Grimm and Shearman & Sterling associate Suzanne Szczetnikowicz like to recount a story about female behaviour in the workplace.

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Charles Martin: Partner performance management can make or break a firm

20-Oct-2014

From a firm’s culture to the nuts and bolts of service delivery and business performance, it all stems from how you choose to manage your partners

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Do no-fault expulsions mean the death of partnership?

13-Oct-2014

Much has been written recently about the “death of partnership”.

Money

Are there bad actors hiding in your client’s private placement?

13-Oct-2014

Citibank Global Markets Inc was recently saved, by the skin of its teeth, from being permanently barred from acting as a placement agent.

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Sir Nigel Knowles: No means Yes to UK-wide prosperity

13-Oct-2014

If we see devolved government in the UK following the Scottish referendum it is likely to benefit businesses in all areas

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Rock opera set up for dramatic finale

13-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Despite the best efforts of the legal and wider business community, the term ‘offshore’ generally still has pretty negative connotations among the general public.

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