Litigation is an engine room of firms’ earnings but many clients, keen to keep a grip on the purse-strings, are forcing a reworking of fee arrangements
The hourly rate is fast becoming an anachronism and firms must heed client warnings and foster more flexible solutions, say general counsel
The arrival of Texas firm Andrews Kurth in the UK proves how busy the oil and gas market has become. But the sector’s high level of activity has caught the eye of the European Commission
Squire Sanders and Mayer Brown have emerged as the biggest fallers in the main table contained in this year’s Global Litigation Top 50 report (9 December 2013), The Lawyer’s exclusive analysis of the world’s top 50 litigation practices by revenue.
Former Stewarts Law partner Andrew Shaw is fighting the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) ruling which saw him struck off in the High Court today, bringing the details of the case into the public domain for the first time.
Hogan Lovells is gearing up for a change of leadership as co-CEOs Warren Gorrell and David Harris prepare to step down next June and the firm abolishes its dual-headed management structure.
Impact of Supreme Court pro-employer Title VII decisions blunted by state laws download subscription
The authors analyse two decisions by the US Supreme Court that narrow the circumstances under which employers can be held liable for retaliation or harassment claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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DLA Piper has released the latest version (Volume 2, No. 21) of The Financial Report.
This update from Ince & Co highlights recent relevant court decisions that raise points of significance for its readers.
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In The Financial Report — Volume 2, No. 20, DLA Piper focuses on discussion, analysis, news and developments in the financial services sector.
The internet just got bigger: further developments in the gTLD space download subscription
Businesses and brand owners should make sure that their trademarks are not registered as domain names in the new spaces by unscrupulous operators or competitors.
The EU parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee has approved a compromise set of amendments to the EU Data Protection Regulation that moves the parliament’s position to the left.
Financial services disputes: ISDA raises the profile of arbitration download subscription
This briefing considers the potential for increased use of arbitration in cross-border financial services disputes and the implications for key stakeholders within the financial-services sector.