Banking and Finance News
An application has been made to the High Court to have CMS Cameron McKenna removed as the lawyers for two KPMG administrators over allegations that the firm’s role represents a conflict of interest.
With moves between US firms rocketing in the first half of 2015, The Lawyer’s Top 30 International Firms in London report reveals the most coveted firms to join and those losing out in the war for talent in London.
Bank of America general counsel Gary Lynch is stepping down from his role, four years after joining the bank.
GE has reviewed its finance and M&A European legal panel and it is understood that Allen & Overy (A&O), Slaughter and May and Weil Gotshal & Manges are among the firms winning a place.
Deutsche Bank has carried out its biennial legal review and is understood to have appointed Allen & Overy (A&O), Hogan Lovells and White & Case to its roster.
Barclays managing director of litigation and investigations Jonathan Peddie and former Standard Chartered group head of legal David Brimacombe are set to join Baker & McKenzie’s global investigations practice as partner and consultant respectively.
Standard Chartered’s new chief executive Bill Winters has announced a “realignment” of the bank’s compliance and legal capabilities, handing group general counsel David Fein responsibility for corporate secretariat issues.
Lawyers for 6,000 Lloyds Bank shareholders will go before the High Court this week to seek disclosure of sensitive documents and agree costs in the mammoth lawsuit over the acquisition of Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBoS).
Lazard Asset Management has appointed Tim Russell as head of legal and compliance in the UK, following his departure from Ignis Asset Management.
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While the chances of Greece leaving the eurozone have diminished a Grexit still remains possible.
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