Banking and Finance Analysis
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
A flair for innovation sets apart the banking and finance teams on this year’s shortlist for top honours at The Lawyer Awards
Banking and Finance Briefings
Switzerland’s anti-money laundering measures: has the fight against organised crime been successful? download subscription
Financial intermediaries take centre stage as Swiss anti-organised crime measures are updated.
The impact of AIFMD subscription
Share buybacks: a trap for the unwary subscription
Banking and Finance News
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has hired its first female partner in Germany, K&L Gates banking and finance partner Julia Müller.
Irish firm Byrne Wallace has appointed Central Bank of Ireland general counsel Joseph Gavin as head of its financial services practice.
Lloyds Bank head of disputes Philippa Simmons has left the bank amid a shake-up of the in-house legal team that could see around 25 mid-level redundancies, The Lawyer can reveal.
Banking and Finance Opinion
The revelation by Tesco that it had overstated its trading profits by £250m wiped £2bn off its market value in one day.
Have the magic circle firms squandered their lead in acquisition finance?
For some reason the politics of King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin’s corporate department attracts extraordinary attention online from our readers.