Barclays appoints Gibson Dunn partner as Barclays Capital and Americas GC

27-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Barclays has announced the appointment of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Mark Shelton as global general counsel for its investment banking division and regional general counsel for the Americas.


Hogan Lovells secures Court of Appeal victory in 'Putin's banker' case

27-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Hogan Lovells and Erskine Chambers have secured a Court of Appeal (CoA) judgment requiring Russian tycoon Sergei Pugachev to disclose information about discretionary trusts established in New Zealand, setting a precedent in cases involving freezing orders.


UK firms stand out in global legal services industry

25-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Collective turnover at UK firms increased by 8.4 per cent to a record £30.6bn last year - accounting for 7 per cent of the $650bn (£419.6bn) global legal services fee revenue in 2013/14.

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Linklaters and HSF advise on revived Aldermore IPO

25-Feb-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Linklaters and Herbert Smith Freehills are among the firms to win a spot advising on the initial public offering of challenger bank Aldermore.

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McCann FitzGerald secures AIB mandate ahead of capital restructuring

24-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

McCann FitzGerald has been appointed as the adviser to Allied Irish Banks (AIB) on its proposed capital restructuring by the Irish government.


Proskauer targets London. Again.

19-Feb-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

US firm Proskauer has started 2015 with a statement of intent, hiring former SJ Berwin corporate chief Steve Davis to head its team in the City.

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Eversheds recruits six consultants to launch regulatory compliance offering

16-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Eversheds has hired six regulatory compliance consultants in a bid to expand the remit of its financial services team under the leadership of partner David Saunders.


Olswang Paris office founding partner decamps for France's UGGC

16-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

The former managing partner of Olswang’s Paris office has quit the firm with a team of lawyers to become banking head at French firm UGGC.


William Fry wins Irish government tender for restructuring of AIB

13-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

William Fry has emerged as the winner of the Irish Department of Finance’s tender to appoint a legal adviser to work on the potential capital restructuring of Ireland’s investments in Allied Irish Banks (AIB).

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Vehicle finance drives strong car sales download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 27-Feb-2015

Greg Standing looks at the different factors contributing to growth in UK car sales, the impact of PCP products on the industry and both the challenges and opportunities facing the industry in the future. 

The Arendter No3: Luxembourg’s legal regime for enterprise weblink

Arendt & Medernach 26-Feb-2015

Luxembourg’s advantages for companies considering locating their business here and insight into the country’s legal regime for enterprises.

India’s E-Biz project: e-filing for FDI transactions and new website for FIPB applications download subscription

Khaitan & Co 26-Feb-2015

To promote easier reporting for foreign direct investmen transactions the Reserve Bank of India has amended the process of filing certain returns.

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The revelation by Tesco that it had overstated its trading profits by £250m wiped £2bn off its market value in one day.

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Losing the magic touch in finance

17-Mar-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

Have the magic circle firms squandered their lead in acquisition finance?

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