International firms have generally positioned themselves well for Asia-Pacific’s rise – teething troubles aside. But it is the locals, particularly in China, who show the biggest appetite for its business, growing faster and wider than the globals.
Latin America is an area of immense interest for investors, especially from the US, and this is translating into work for lawyers.
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?
Paul Hastings has hired a nine-strong team in New York and Washington, DC, led by Ashurst co-head of securities and derivatives Scott Faga and US managing partner Eugene Ferrer, to build its structured finance capability.
Oil giant BP has agreed to pay $18.7bn (£12bn) to settle claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the biggest environmental penalty in history.
Gide Loyrette Nouel is set to lose another lawyer in Paris as finance partner Fernand Arsanios departs to join Reed Smith’s financial industry group.
Widespread adoption of data and analytics among businesses, yet many challenged to derive value from the data download subscription
A KPMG report highlights a growing gap between how businesses currently use D&A and their ability to apply it to untapped areas of rich opportunity.
Russia extends the prohibition of agricultural goods imported from EU and US download subscription
On 24 June 2015 the President of the Russian Federation signed the Decree No. 320 ‘On Extension of Certain Special Economic Measures Aimed at Ensuring Security of the Russian Federation’.
The future of law: a Totum partner's perspective download subscription
With US firms becoming more dominant internationally, so is the scene set for increasing rivalry between them and the leading UK set – as each vie for a place among the global elite.
Global index ranks countries best equipped to thrive in the face of unprecedented change download subscription
The 2015 KPMG Change Readiness Index highlights the impact of inclusive growth and income inequality on the capacity for responding to change.
Evolving investment management regulation – navigating opposing forces download subscription
This edition of ‘Evolving investment management regulation’ focuses on the regulatory pulls and pushes that the industry is facing.
International construction projects: enforcement of dispute board decisions download subscription
Pragmatic conclusion to Singapore case on enforcement of Dispute Adjudication Board decision.
Lawyer is not a vulnerable consumer download subscription
High Court considers unfair debtor/creditor relationship defence in Dewey lawyer case.