When on December 31, 2008, the last day of its financial year, the newly merged Dewey & LeBoeuf realised that it needed $50m to avoid breaching its bank loan covenant, it allegedly came up with a master plan to inflate its profitability by cooking the books.
Paul Hughes of Cranfield School of Management underlines how in-house lawyers can add value.
It is the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement on Wednesday which makes this a big week for big numbers.
The Swiss verein’s ability to function as distinct businesses while reaping the benefits of a global firm is running into problems.
A weak rule of law may make the UK less attractive to international investors.
The findings of our diversity report make for pretty sobering reading.
It’s now almost a decade since the legal profession started banging the diversity drum and – guess what? – very little has changed.
Why our procedural rules need to change with our economic policy