Plebgate

Special report: E-disclosure – Trials and tribulations

28-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The Jackson reforms have left litigators negotiating the line between over and under-disclosure, while some are using the confusion as a strategic device

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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

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ATE peer panel: After-effect

16-Jun-2014

Despite rule changes, after-the-event insurance is still core to funding litigation cases, while damages-based agreements are largely ignored

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Arbitration: Little big league

5-May-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Ex-Freshfields star Jan Paulsson is the latest arbitrator to set up a boutique practice. They’re small and perfectly formed – but are these firms the future?

Offshore passport

Offshore: Deals and cases Q4 2013 & Q1 2014

28-Apr-2014

A host of billion-dollar plus deals and some chunky litigation have characterised the last six months offshore.

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The Lawyer Global Litigation Top 50 report is the only ranking of international law firms by litigation and arbitration revenue and is essential reading for anyone seeking to benchmark their litigation and dispute resolution practices...

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Litigation Weekly

A summer of settlements ends Clydes, Lehman battles

20-Aug-2014

You wait all year for a big case to settle then two come at once.

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Skadden brokers historic $16.5bn Bank of America deal with US DoJ

22-Aug-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has brokered a record-breaking $16.6bn (£10bn) settlement with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) for client Bank of America to resolve allegations of fraudulent mortgage handling.

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General Motors' legal team under investigation over concealed evidence

22-Aug-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

A decade-long lawsuit against General Motors, involving faulty components, whistleblowers and an investigation by US prosecutors, has reignited with an investigation into the company’s in-house legal team.

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Litigation Opinion

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Is the Bernie Ecclestone ruling a formula for injustice?

19-Aug-2014

The reaction to Bernie Ecclestone’s German settlement ignored the mechanics of the law.

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Bar News

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Switching sides - from the bar to a law firm

21-Aug-2014

Making the move from the bar to a law firm can be a culture shock.

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