Banking and Finance Analysis
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
As Swiss banks wait for the US authorities’ tax evasion spotlight to fall on them, law firms are drafting in extra staff to cope
Imagine you’re the general counsel of London-based private equity investor BC Partners. You’re sipping on your coffee, hashing out the details of your imminent £382m investment into UK-based business publishing company Mergermarket.
They’re getting the mandates, and they’ve got the hiring power. Are US firms elbowing out the magic circle on leveraged finance?
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.
Banking and Finance Briefings
Door-to-door selling of financial instruments: recent clarifications by the Court of Cassation download subscription
The interpretation of the scope of application of the investor’s right to withdraw from any contracts for the placement of door-to-door financial products has again captured the attention of all players.
Banking and Finance News
Watson Farley & Williams has today (18 September) launched its first office in the Middle East, based in Dubai.
Last week Ropes & Gray chief Mike Goetz said UK firms needed to be worried about their private equity finance “vulnerability”. Now the magic circle is hitting back.
Berwin Leighton Paisner has hired former DLA Piper Asia Pacific head Bob Charlton as its new head of Asia and Hong Kong managing partner.
Banking and Finance Opinion
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.
Financial incentives should be introduced for whistleblowers if we really want to encourage them