Finland’s economy might be struggling but firms are thriving from a stream of acquisitions, restructures and start-ups emerging in Nokia’s wake
Facebook has launched a lawsuit against DLA Piper and a raft of US law firms alleging they represented a fraudulent claimant pursuing Facebook for 50 per cent ownership of the social network.
Gibraltar’s Marrache case has been staggeringly expensive and bitterly disruptive, embroiling government and financial authorities in the scandal. Will the jurisdiction emerge stronger as a result?
Asia Pacific News
Bird & Bird is to merge with its Australian alliance partner Truman Hoyle a year and a half after signing a co-operation agreement with the TMT firm.
Middle East News
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has strengthened its Middle Eastern presence with the hire of Bird & Bird partner Osama Abu-Dehays.
US firm Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has opened its first affiliated office in Africa’s Ivory Coast, operating under the name Orrick RCI.