Cayman

Special report: Offshore - The Cayman Islands

21-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

The Cayman Islands dominates the offshore world, but can it maintain its leading position? 

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Offshore: Deals and cases Q2 2014

21-Jul-2014

The latest offshore deals comprise a few firsts, including a groundbreaking hybrid mutual in Bermuda and the largest ever catastrophe bond issuance

Fees

Whatever happened to M&A fees?

7-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

UK public M&A work is down, as are fees. But as the deals markets shows signs of life, it’s not just the M&A titans that are winning

Sagayam

Peer panel: M&A – Behind the new deal

7-Jul-2014

Will the volume of deals soon return to the market and has the UK Takeover Code’s aim of introducing fee transparency hit its target? Our experts discuss

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Corporate crunch time: who will triumph at The Lawyer Awards 2014?

23-Jun-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

As the equity capital markets rocketed back into favour and global M&A saw at least a partial return to form, there have been some rich pickings for The Lawyer’s Corporate Team of the Year award shortlisted firms in 2014. 

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Corporate Briefings

Termination and liquidated damages dispute costs subcontractor €1m download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 29-Jul-2014

The judgment in Bluewater Energy Services BV v Mercon Steel Structure BV & Others highlights how complex and wide ranging such contractual disputes can be.

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Deals Insider

Bakers and Clifford Chance help to mop up Spanish banking sector

28-Jul-2014

The UK banking sector has generated rich pickings for corporate lawyers over the past few years, with deals including the Co-op Group’s split and Lloyds’ reprivatisation

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Corporate News

Catalunya Banc

Bakers and Garrigues advise on Catalunya Banc’s €1.2bn sale to BBVA

28-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Baker & McKenzie has advised state-owned Spanish lender Catalunya Banc on its sale to Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) for €1.2bn.

Herbert Smith

HSF and A&O among firms involved in BSkyB’s £4.9bn Sky Europe deal

28-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Herbert Smith Freehills and Allen & Overy are among the firms to advise on BSkyB’s £4.9bn takeover of Rupert Murdoch’s pay TV companies in Germany and Italy.

Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance votes to rejig and reduce management committee

24-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Clifford Chance has cut its practice group representation on its management committee from six to three in a comprehensive overhaul.

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Funds News

London

Stephenson Harwood and Travers Smith advise on P2PGI IPO

9-Jun-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Stephenson Harwood and Travers Smith took key roles on the launch and flotation of peer-to-peer (P2P) loans business P2P Global Investments (P2PGI) on the London Stock Exchange’s main market.

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