Banking and Finance Analysis
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.
After scooping a prize at The Lawyer Awards for the rescue of Northern Rock, the merged Virgin Money in-housers are now on a mission to rewrite the banking best-practice rulebook
The fragile refinance market is back in rude health and US-style alternative lenders are stepping up with innovative structures to sustain the recovery
Co-op in-housers work to forge legal roster system that suits bank and group
With the recent demise of Manches, we examine the auditors and the complex task of determining a firm’s health
Finance practices’ flickering flame of hope was soon snuffed out in 2012/13, as banks remained hobbled by litigation and the glow of Asian salvation proved a false dawn. By Natalie Stanton
Banking and Finance Briefings
US tax reform update: House Ways and Means chairman tax reform discussion draft and new building blocks for eventual US tax reform download subscription
The last two weeks have seen significant developments in building the blocks for what could eventually form the base of US tax reform.
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Banking and Finance News
One Essex Court’s Tony Grabiner QC and Mishcon de Reya have picked up a role on private equity magnate Guy Hands’ long running battle against Citigroup over his ill-fated acquisition of EMI.
Berwin Leighton Paisner has named two new department heads within its finance team following a string of exits from the firm.
Dentons has unveiled a mass restructure for its UKMEA LLP following its 2013 tripartite merger, bringing its list of practice and sector groups under five new divisional heads.
Banking and Finance Opinion
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
The ECB will soon be regulating all big eurozone banks, but many questions of accountability remain