Banking and Finance Analysis
Cross-border work and political tensions are dominating this year’s entries for Finance Team of the Year at The Lawyer Awards.
Tax evasion allegations and the uncapping of the Swiss franc have kept the country in the headlines recently, but it’s all good for lawyers.
The pressure on in-house lawyers in the financial services sector is growing as banks face up to new challenges such as greater regulatory scrutiny.
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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
Panel reviews 2014: The chosen ones download
Which firms are cutting it in this era of slimline rosters, and who are the GC new brooms making clean sweeps? The Lawyer can reveal all
Banking and Finance Briefings
Dividing alternative assets on divorce download subscription
The starting point on divorce is to divide equally all the assets acquired during the relationship but, as usual, the devil is in the detail.
Banking and Finance News
The Co-operative Bank has launched its first legal panel since its split from parent company the Co-Op Group in 2013, appointing 11 firms to the roster.
Kirkland & Ellis has turned to Linklaters to boost its Hong Kong offering with the hire of debt finance partner David Irvine.
Beijing-based Han Kun has taken a team of eight partners and around 10 other lawyers from AllBright’s Shanghai head office to expand in China’s financial hub.
Banking and Finance Opinion
While the chances of Greece leaving the eurozone have diminished a Grexit still remains possible.
Which firms will have the balls to walk away from the RBS review?
The revelation by Tesco that it had overstated its trading profits by £250m wiped £2bn off its market value in one day.