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Cartwright King client Hayes convicted of Libor rigging

3-Aug-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Cartwright King client Tom Hayes has been found guilty in Southwark Crown Court of rigging global Libor interest rates.

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Weil finance duo quits for Sidley Austin and Ropes

3-Aug-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Weil Gotshal & Manges finance partner Rupert Wall has left the firm for Sidley Austin, while Weil associate Chris McGarry has also departed for Ropes & Gray. 

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Fladgate replaced by Signature Litigation in third lawyer swap on £4bn RBS shareholder row

3-Aug-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Fladgate has been replaced by Signature Litigation on the £4bn battle between the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and its shareholders.

London

Freshfields finance partner Steele departs for Kirkland

30-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Kirkland & Ellis has hired Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner Michael Steele, a month after high-yield partner Ward McKimm made the opposite move.

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CMS hit with "ground breaking" court application to be removed as KPMG lawyers

28-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

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.

Money

Which US firm is for you? This year's International Top 30 offers some clues

28-Jul-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

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.

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Bank of America GC Lynch steps down as fines drop off

27-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Bank of America general counsel Gary Lynch is stepping down from his role, four years after joining the bank.

London

A&O, Slaughters and Weil Gotshal among winners on GE European panel

27-Jul-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

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.

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Deutsche Bank reappoints host of firms to global panel

24-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

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. 

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Crossing the divide: cross-border work and the Finance Team of the Year award

8-Jun-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Cross-border work and political tensions are dominating this year’s entries for Finance Team of the Year at The Lawyer Awards.

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​Legal implications arising from a Grexit

15-Jul-2015

While the chances of Greece leaving the eurozone have diminished a Grexit still remains possible.

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Does RBS deserve the cold shoulder?

13-Jul-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

Which firms will have the balls to walk away from the RBS review?

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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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