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’
Magic circle player splashes out as it aims for the New York corporate heights
Brazil may be hogging the limelight right now, but its neighbours should not be ignored. The rest of Latin America deserves investors’ attention too
US clothing company American Apparel has chosen Loeb & Loeb partner Chelsea Grayson as its new general counsel, effective 15 December.
US firm Seyfarth Shaw has scored four litigation partners from Bingham McCutchen, in the first known group lateral move from the 80 partners left by Morgan Lewis & Bockius at the ailing firm.
Morgan Lewis & Bockius has finalised the transfer of 226 partners and 525 other associates and legal professionals from Bingham McCutchen.
Health Alert — Robinson v Ng; Dr A v Health District; Health Practitioner Regulation Legislation Amendment Bill 2014; and more download subscription
DLA Piper has released the 24 November 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.
Threats to the financial services sector download subscription
Forty-five per cent of financial services organisations have suffered economic crime during the survey period, compared with only 34 per cent across all other industries.
OECD proposes curtailing use of commissionaire and other arrangements that aim to avoid PE status download subscription
This article discusses the draft’s proposals regarding commissionaire arrangements and the activity exemptions.
Global services sourcing — IT integration drives innovation download subscription
These are some of the key findings from a survey of leading business and IT service providers and sourcing advisory professionals.
Sustainable insight: the essentials of materiality assessment download subscription
Materiality is the principle of defining the social and environmental topics that matter most to your business and your stakeholders.
US & The Americas: Mexico’s guidelines for clean energy certificates will support renewable energy development download subscription
As part of a historic restructuring of its electrical power sector, Mexico will create a market for tradable clean energy certificates.
The Financial Report — competitive review process for merging US banks; mirror trading; ESMA updates CRA data; and more subscription
The Financial Report offers financial news from the Americas, the Asia-Pacific and Europe.