Banking and Finance Analysis
It is now two years since the collapse of mammoth firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. But the next chapter in the story of its dramatic spiral into crisis is about to emerge in lurid technicolour following a High Court trial last week.
After scooping a prize at The Lawyer Awards for the rescue of Northern Rock, the merged Virgin Money in-housers are now on a mission to rewrite the banking best-practice rulebook
The fragile refinance market is back in rude health and US-style alternative lenders are stepping up with innovative structures to sustain the recovery
Co-op in-housers work to forge legal roster system that suits bank and group
With the recent demise of Manches, we examine the auditors and the complex task of determining a firm’s health
Finance practices’ flickering flame of hope was soon snuffed out in 2012/13, as banks remained hobbled by litigation and the glow of Asian salvation proved a false dawn. By Natalie Stanton
Banking and Finance Briefings
FATCA update for Cayman financial institutions download subscription
FATCA imposes due diligence, information reporting and control burdens on a range of non-US financial intermediaries and investment entities.
FATCA update for UK trustees subscription
Crowdfunding — the FCA publishes the rules subscription
Banking and Finance News
Russian firm Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is boosting its capital markets practice with the hire of a team led by the managing partner of corporate and finance boutique Liniya Prava.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has made up 15 new partners in its 2014 promotion round, creeping up slightly from last year’s low of 14.
South African firm Werksmans has recruited two finance partners from Baker & McKenzie, two years after the duo were among a team that left the firm for Dewey & LeBoeuf.
Banking and Finance Opinion
For some reason the politics of King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin’s corporate department attracts extraordinary attention online from our readers.
Financial incentives should be introduced for whistleblowers if we really want to encourage them
The ECB will soon be regulating all big eurozone banks, but many questions of accountability remain