Banking and Finance News
The liquidators of Bernard L. Madoff feeder fund Fairfield Sentry, represented by British Virgin Islands (BVI) firm Forbes Hare and Macfarlanes, have lost two key points before the Privy Council in an important judgment.
Allen & Overy (A&O) and Latham & Watkins have taken lead roles on the issuance of an international sukuk by Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), worth $2.5bn.
Freshfields has made a landmark lateral hire in the form of former Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton capital markets and US corporate partner Ash Qureshi.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) could rack up legal bills of more than £18.5m defending claims totalling £300m from the Tchenguiz brothers, Robert and Vincent.
Allen & Overy, Ropes & Gray and Latham & Watkins have scored instructions on Altice’s acquisition of France’s second-biggest telecom operator SFR.
The Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) independent directors have appointed Clifford Chance litigator Simon Davis to conduct an inquiry into its botched announcement of an investigation into the insurance industry.
Banking and Finance Analysis
Imagine you’re the general counsel of London-based private equity investor BC Partners. You’re sipping on your coffee, hashing out the details of your imminent £382m investment into UK-based business publishing company Mergermarket.
They’re getting the mandates, and they’ve got the hiring power. Are US firms elbowing out the magic circle on leveraged finance?
It is now two years since the collapse of mammoth firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. But the next chapter in the story of its dramatic spiral into crisis is about to emerge in lurid technicolour following a High Court trial last week.
Banking and Finance Opinion
Have the magic circle firms squandered their lead in acquisition finance?
For some reason the politics of King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin’s corporate department attracts extraordinary attention online from our readers.
Financial incentives should be introduced for whistleblowers if we really want to encourage them
Banking and Finance Briefings
Conyers Dill & Pearman has promoted six attorneys to the role of partner or director.