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
Lenders making lease payments subscription
Numerous complaints to the Financial Ombudsman Service.
New lease accounting standards: what do you think? subscription
RBS told to disclose confidential documents subscription
Conscionable correction for lenders subscription
Extension of the AIFMD passport subscription
Banking and Finance News
Kirkland & Ellis has hired Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner Michael Steele, a month after high-yield partner Ward McKimm made the opposite move.
An application has been made to the High Court to have CMS Cameron McKenna removed as the lawyers for two KPMG administrators over allegations that the firm’s role represents a conflict of interest.
With moves between US firms rocketing in the first half of 2015, The Lawyer’s Top 30 International Firms in London report reveals the most coveted firms to join and those losing out in the war for talent in London.
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.