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Julio Veloso Broseta

The Lawyer Briefings Live: Latin America – The new, new world

7-Jul-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Brazil may be hogging the limelight right now, but its neighbours should not be ignored. The rest of Latin America deserves investors’ attention too

Battle

Let battle commence: Schulte Roth's shareholder activist launch in Europe

12-Jun-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Greedy corporate raiders, shareholder wrangling and bullyboy tactics - investor activism has long been seen as one of the more brutal parts of the corporate law landscape.

Money

Portable business: the key to making private equity work

24-Apr-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

When it comes to their legal affairs, private equity houses have tended to be creatures of habit. Generally they prefer to return to the same lawyers time and time again.

London pen

Top international firms in London: American pie and chips

14-Apr-2014 | By Lucy Burton

While some US firms had a rougher ride in this year’s survey, the West Coasters have found London a home from home

Money

Leveraged finance: where did it all go wrong for UK firms?

18-Mar-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

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. 

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Baker & McKenzie chooses Belfast for second global services centre

27-Aug-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Baker & McKenzie is to open a global services centre in Belfast, the firm’s second following its centre in Manila which it launched in 2000.

Essar

Essar Energy GC considers adviser shakeup following delisting

27-Aug-2014 | By Kate Beioley

FTSE 250 company Essar Energy’s legal team is being restructured following its controversial de-listing and general counsel Sheena Singla is considering an informal panel shake-up as a result.

Tim Hortons

Raft of North American giants advise as Burger King takes $11.4bn bite into Tim Hortons

26-Aug-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Kirkland & Ellis and Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz are among the firms lined up to advise on Burger King’s $11.4bn (£6.9bn) acquisition of Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons. 

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The Financial Report — Fed study questions new money market rules; Singapore updates audit committee guidebook; and more weblink subscription

DLA Piper 22-Aug-2014

DLA Piper has released the latest version (Volume 3, No.16) of The Financial Report, featuring news and analysis from across the financial sector.

The Financial Report — US GAO reports on ‘too big to fail’; OSC seeks comment on trade repository applications; and more weblink subscription

DLA Piper 8-Aug-2014

DLA Piper has released the latest version (Volume 3, No.15) of The Financial Report, featuring news and analysis from across the financial sector.

The Financial Report — analysis of US bank counterparty data; Hong Kong releases REIT consultation conclusions; and more weblink subscription

DLA Piper 28-Jul-2014

DLA Piper has released the latest version (Volume 3, No.14) of The Financial Report, featuring news and analysis from across the financial sector.

RiskMap Report 2014 — an authoritative guide to business risk in the year ahead download subscription

Control Risks 22-Jul-2014

In RiskMap 2014, Control Risks forecasts the major challenges and opportunities of doing business in the world’s most complex environments next year.

Video: technology’s impact on business sectors weblink subscription

Dentons 18-Jul-2014

In this video interview, partner Todd Daubert discusses the specific impact of technological advancement on four key sectors.

Health Alert — Medical Board of Australia v Putha; a better start to life for indigenous children; and more download subscription

DLA Piper 24-Jun-2014

DLA Piper has released the 23 June 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.

Investing in the future — how megatrends are reshaping the future of the investment management industry download subscription

KPMG 18-Jun-2014

The world in which we live and work is changing rapidly, driven by a number of deeply rooted forces — megatrends.

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