This year’s International Top 30 reveals a market in excellent health. As this executive summary of the report shows, taking just revenues alone, these firms’ finances have gone through the roof.
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?
US firm Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff has received approval from the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) to launch a London office operating under an ABS licence.
Winston & Strawn has confirmed it plans to launch an office in Dubai in the coming months with the hire of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman finance partners James Simpson and Stephen Jurgenson.
Dentons has appointed former US presidential candidate Newt Gingrich as an adviser to the firm‘s public policy and regulation practice.
Digital wallets – the future for retailers download subscription
Retailers have some key decisions to make if they want to take advantage of technological advances in payments.
AdTech and Monetisation update: supercookies; EU to regulate platforms; and more download subscription
Also: Microsoft war on duff ads; dietary supplement advertising; and more.
The myth of the compensation culture download subscription
There is a perception that anyone who has suffered a personal injury can seek compensation, but there needs to be someone at fault.
InVest, May 2015: new third-country CCPs; guidance on MTF rulebooks; and more download subscription
This month’s roundup of developments affecting banks, wealth managers, brokers and funds.
EU: innovation incentives and state aid download subscription
Reducing the tax burden does not necessarily constitute state aid.
Geographical indications in the TTIP: trademarking food products download subscription
For Europeans the idea that special Italian and French foodstuffs, wines and spirits should be protected goes without saying. Americans think differently.
Bermuda public companies update: three new US listings download subscription
Since our last edition three Bermuda companies have completed listings on the NYSE and Nasdaq.