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
Dechert has joined the growing number of international firms in Saudi Arabia through a tie-up with local firm Hassan Mahassni.
A further seven partners of defunct Scottish firm McClure Naismith have found new homes, with virtual law firm Excello Law taking one, Scotland’s Wright Johnston & Mackenzie (WJM) hiring two and London firm Marriott Harrison picking up four.
Barclays Bank has appointed Simon Croxford as general counsel for its Group Centre legal team, after the resignation of deputy group general counsel Michael Shaw in June.
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.