Banking and Finance Analysis
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
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?
Banking and Finance Briefings
South Africa Energy Update: The Promotion and Protection of Investment Bill download subscription
The South African government has intends to move away from bilateral investment treaties (BITs), and to protect foreign investors by means of national legislation instead.
Global Financial Markets Insight – Issue 5 subscription
Banking and Finance News
Eversheds and Hill Dickinson are among 14 firms to have taken places on Metro Bank’s lending and securities panel.
Clydesdale Bank UK general counsel Jennifer Darbyshire has returned to Australia to resume her role at parent company National Australia Bank (NAB) with James Peirson taking over the UK role.
Kirkland & Ellis debt finance partner Stephen Gillespie is leaving the firm to join Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, to become the Californian firm’s fifth high-profile recruit this year.
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.