Recent unwanted attention on Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in light of the Djibouti falsified evidence case will do nothing for the firm’s hard-won reputation in the world of anti-corruption and combating fraud.
Strong financial performances in London, stellar mergers and an army of major hires – the market looks good for US firms. So what do their leaders say?
Charlie Geffen has re-emerged as the architect for Gibson Dunn’s English law capability – an ideal role for the committed internationalist. But why Gibson, and how does he really feel about Ashurst’s thwarted US plans?
US firms are growing deep roots in London by hiring and promoting local talent, data from The Lawyer shows. Which firms are growing their own and which are still intent on buying in laterals?
Freshfields is taking on corporate America as part of a wider mission – to become a leading player not in the magic circle but in the ‘international elite’
Squire Patton Boggs has posted a 12.3 per cent hike in revenue to $870.5m (£589m) in its first year-end results as a merged firm, with UK revenue growing by 1.8 per cent from $160m to $163m.
RB (formerly Reckitt Benckiser) is set to roll out its in-house compliance platform across the company in a bid to cut the time the in-house team spends on routine legal work.
Covington & Burling has hired Bird & Bird partner Grace Chen to join its international employment practice based in Beijing.
Cayman FATCA portal opens for business download subscription
The Cayman Automatic Exchange of Information Portal is now open and a user guide is available to help smooth the process of making filings.
Guernsey’s collective investment rules – a welcome change download subscription
Registered collective investment schemes may be offered direct to the public in Guernsey for the first time.
How law firms are getting to grips with the role of COO download subscription
Totum conducted research into COO roles and structures among 30 law firms.
Do the right thing: difference is good download subscription
Recognise gender diversity in the design of ethical decision-making frameworks.
Getting stung: it’s scam season again download subscription
You may have received an unsolicited email from a foreign company seeking a lawyer in your jurisdiction. Chances are it’s a fake.
Gearing up for green bonds: key considerations for issuers download subscription
Clients often ask questions including: Is a green bond the right financing solution for us? How do we set robust criteria? What type of assurance should we consider? This paper provides some answers.
Switzerland: modifications to the expatriate ordinance download subscription
The possibility for ex-pats to claim tax allowances for special professional expenses will be maintained, but certain restrictions will be implemented.